Black Plague Dbq Analysis

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The Black Plague was a horrible epidemic that killed between 25 and 45% of the populations it encountered. The plague spread from China to Europe and the Middle East quickly. While the Black Plague hit the Middle East and Europe, Christianity and Islam were the dominant religions. Though they both lived through the horrifying experience of the Black Plague, they had different responses, and Muslims had the most reasonable one. During the Black Plague, the Muslims didn’t look to their God for answered to the death that was laid upon them, but they accepted it. In fact, praying the plague away is abominable, because it is a blessing from God; at the least, a Muslim should eagerly accept the divine act. (Document 4) …. Although the Muslims

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