Medieval Social Structure: The Fall Of The Middle Ages

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The fall of the social structure in medieval period marked the downfall of the Middle Ages. The social structure of the Middle Ages was based on a system called Feudalism. A disease known as the Bubonic Plague and peasant revolt eventually led to the fall of the Feudalism. Bubonic Plague was also called the Black Death. It first began in Asia then spread to Europe. With the condition in cities that was worst, the disease spread rapidly in Europe due to the overcrowding living environment. It greatly reduced the population of Europe. It wiped out about a quarter of the population. With so many people were lost, the farms were not able to be farmed, which created a labor shortage. Plague had made peasant labors quite valuable. Peasants who survived

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