2 /26 Focus: In the 1300’s, the bubonic plague, sometimes called the black death, disrupted trade and the social and political life of Europe Do Now: What were trade guilds?. The Black Plague . t. The Black Plague. Highly contagious disease that spread across Europe from 1347-1351
Plague was spread by fleas that lived on rats
Flea drinks rat blood that carries the bacteria.
Human is infected!
Flea’s gut cloggedwith bacteria.
Flea bites human and regurgitates blood into human wound.