How Did The Bubonic Plague Affect Europe

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Due to the Bubonic Plague, labor/wage became more equally distributed and there were many advancements in medicine and innovation which proved to be beneficial to Europe and it’s development. Before the deadly plague struck Europe, peasants were not granted with very much social mobility. This meant that if an individual was born into poverty, you were likely to die that way. However, when the plague found it’s way to Europe, that suddenly changed. Since there were so many people that were dying, there was more land, labor, and capital to be distributed among Europe’s inhabitants. This increase in labor demands allowed for peasants to have greater mobility in who they chose to work for. As skilled workers began to die out, peasants were starting
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