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Bubonic Plague. Taylor Schwarz, Jordan Williams & Justin McCallion Chapter 8 Sec. 5 Period 6 Ms. Ebner Global 9H. Start of the Plague. Autumn of 1347 Spread from fleas on rats Killed more than 25 million people. Impact on Society. Some people turned to magic and witchcraft

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Bubonic plague
Bubonic Plague

Taylor Schwarz, Jordan Williams & Justin McCallion

Chapter 8 Sec. 5

Period 6

Ms. Ebner

Global 9H


Start of the plague
Start of the Plague

  • Autumn of 1347

  • Spread from fleas on rats

  • Killed more than 25 million people


Impact on society
Impact on Society

  • Some people turned to magic and witchcraft

  • Jews were blamedfor the plague

  • Normal life broke down

  • Broke down the manorialsm system


Impact on economy
Impact on Economy

  • Production decreased due to plague

  • Workers demanded increased pay

  • Caused many revolts

  • Trade routes spread the plague rapidly

  • Took Europe over 100 years to recover


Symptoms of plague
Symptoms of Plague

  • Egg sized lumps under arms

  • Vomiting

  • Fever

  • Black spots

  • Spitting blood


Ring around the rosie
Ring around the Rosie

  • Ring around the Rosie

  • Pocket full of posies

  • Ashes! Ashes!

  • We all fall down!


Treatment
Treatment

  • Doctors thought plague was caused by bad air

  • Recommended treatment of rest and good diet

  • Doctors used a wide based anti biotic


Warfare
Warfare

  • Threw dead bodies over walls of cities to spread the plague


Timeline
Timeline

  • 1334 A.D.-Starts in China first recorded deaths in Constantinople

  • 1347 A.D.-Plague reaches Italy

  • 1348 A.D.-Plague reaches France and Germany

  • 1349 A.D.-Plague reaches Norway

  • 1350 A.D.-Plague reaches Eastern Europe

  • 1351 A.D.-Plague reaches Russia

  • 1352 A.D.-Plague ends



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