(58, Lenz and Hybel).The Black Death was an epidemic of bubonic plague, a disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis which is carried by rodents. Most researchers thought that more than just this caused the Black Death. It also says that it spread inland towards the east, which then invaded Wales. After that the Black Death ventured towards London. The Black Death, also known as the bubonic plague, had devastating effects on most of Europe that led to severe decreases in population, religious changes, and social changes as well.
“In the morning when a large number of bodies were found in the pit, they took some earth and shovelled it down on top of them; and later others were placed on top of them and then another layer of earth, just as one makes lasagne with layers of pasta and cheese..”(Benedictow). The plague is an awful event in the world.The Black death was a huge problem in the world today and still is.The Black Death is a disease that killed millions of people all over the world.The Black Death had huge impacts; those impacts due to the cause of having the plague, and the impact on the world. There are awful creatures and human that cause the plague and they were bacteria, rats and fleas, and people. Bacteria is the first cause of the plague. The bacteria is called Yersinia pestis (Dobson 8).
Introduction The research project I will be talking about is The Black Death also commonly known as the Bubonic Plague that happened in the 14th century in Medieval Europe. It was harmful to the people and the economy of Europe. The Black Death caused many people to die starting from China all the way to Europe resulting in a decrease in the economy and the armed forces. Originated The Black Death originally came from Central Asia during the 1338s and made its way to China and Italy by 1346. It then infected the Black Sea Port in Kaffa by 1347 and went to China westward traveling through the Silk Road.
The Plague, also known as the black death, was one of the most fatal pandemics to ever happen. The disease started in Central Asia. It first infected fleas then rats. The rats started moving into cities, marking the start of a tremendous bloodshed. The disease infected sailors when rats immigrated into ships and kept finding its way through ports, spreading around in different continents.
The Bubonic Plague, decimated nearly sixty percent of Europes entire population in the middle of the 14th century. Leaving nothing but death in its tracks, the bubonic plague derived the name the Black Death. Cases of this deathly plague were first reported in 1347, and gradually increased as the disease began to flourish from city to city. During this time, temperatures in Europe had significantly dropped, the heavy rainfall created widespread crop failures, which forced peasants to migrate towards heavily populated cities, just to survive. The population in urban areas soon tripled, as over crowding and severe poverty began to take place.
With soldiers densely populated in bunkers, the flu spread like wildfire, especially when it arrived in the United States of America. The Spanish Influenza was a stone-cold killer. Once an individual acquired the infection, within thirty hours, most would be dead. But, could something like this actually benefit Americans and their society? Most people would say that 675,000 deaths never improves a country, but in America’s
Also a famine occurred in China claimed the lives of nearly two million people after the flood Hwang River. The spread of agricultural pests spread of diseases among crops could destroy the crop altogether and thus lead to a severe famine. An example of what happened in Ireland after the potato crop damage in full in the middle of the nineteenth century led to the low population. Very significantly as a result of death or emigration to escape. Poverty or famine, may also be cause from some insects that destroy private agricultural crops locusts.
In its first round in 1347, by killing four-fifth of the population, the plague depopulated Florence (King 5). The Black Death impacted socio-economy and culture of Florence. The Black Death has indirect was one factor for the birth of the Renaissance in Florence (Brunelleschi’s Quest for Success 1). The plague first introduced by Genoese fleet who were carrying Black Rat and other spices from Asia (King 5). As a result of the devastating loss, the wealthy started patronizing artist to bring happiness and a new sense of hope back to Florence.
The depopulation of cattle had caused famines that killed numerous Africans. Consequently, they were left vulnerable to the colonization of Europeans in Africa. In addition to cattle diseases, the slave trade was also able to significantly decrease the population of Africans. Millions of Africans died during the slave trade, leaving families weak and vulnerable to the colonization by Europeans. In conclusion, indigenous populations throughout the world today are a result of Europeans during historic
Such as, the Black Death plague which had a huge effect on the whole Europe in the 14th century. This plague is said to come through the Silk Road from Central Asia. Another theory that is said is that marmot pelts, which were supposed to be used on fur-trimmed garments, was filled with plague bearing flea eggs. These eggs were brought from somewhere in Central Asia to a Middle Eastern dockyard. There the eggs hatched and infested some local rats, which later went on the ship and were carried in cities in Italy.