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6-5.5. Summarize the origins and impact of the bubonic plague (Black Death) on feudalism . ENVIRONMENT. Where do we live? What resources do we have? What are my responsibilities?. Where did the plague come from?. The plague most likely originated in the Gobi desert of central Asia.

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6 5 5

6-5.5

Summarize the origins and impact of the bubonic plague (Black Death) on feudalism.


Environment

ENVIRONMENT

Where do we live?

What resources do we have?

What are my responsibilities?


Where did the plague come from

Where did the plague come from?

  • The plague most likely originated in the Gobi desert of central Asia.


How did the plague spread from asia to europe

How did the plaguespread from Asia to Europe?

  • The plague was spread by trading goods from one place to another.

  • Ships carrying infected rats spread the Plague to many European port cities.


How did people get the plague

How did people get the plague?

  • People caught the plague if they were bitten by infected fleas.

  • Once people were infected, they could give it to other humans.


How fast did the plague spread

How fast did the plague spread?

  • The Black Death began in Europe in 1347.

  • The Plague was over by 1351.


What happened to the population of europe

What happened to the population of Europe?

  • The population of Europe was roughly cut in half by the time the disease was over.


Why did the plague spread so rapidly

Why did the plague spread so rapidly?

  • There was a lack of scientific and medical knowledge.


What effect did the plague have on feudalism

What effect did the plague have on feudalism?

  • Feudalism practically ended after the spread of the plague.


Why did feudalism end after the plague

Why did feudalism end after the plague?

  • A shortage of labor allowed serfs to demand higher wages.

  • Basically, they were no longer serfs.


Major effects of the plague

MAJOR EFFECTS OF THE PLAGUE

  • 1. POPULATION DECLINE

  • 2. END OF FEUDALISM


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