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Consequences of the Black Death

Summary: Explores the history of the Black Death, tracing it to 1331 central Asia. Examines the impact of the Black Death on Europe. Describes the personal devastation of the disease.
The Black Death caused severe devastation across Europe. This disease was believed to have originated in China or Central Asia around 1331. In October of 1347, the first wave of this disease hit Europe when Genoese ships brought the plague to Messina. The plague spread from Messina to Sicily and then to Italy. In the late spring of 1348, the Black Death attacked Germany, France and Spain. In June 1348, Great Britain was introduced to the plague. The disease spread easily though the European continent. Trade routes introduced the disease to more areas. Over populated cities and poor sanitation also helped spread the disease. The disease was a horrible torture for those who caught it. A buba, a growth the size of an apple, would grow on a person's groin, armpit or neck. Then, bleeding under the skin would cause black spots to appear. Lastly, the condemned person would begin to spit...

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