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Learn about the cause, spread and impact of the Black Death
|What years during the 14 century was the Black Death raging through Europe?
|1347 - 1350
|What were the things that spread the Black Death from animals to people?
|How did the Black Death Spread from Asia to Europe?
|Why were people so susceptible to the Plague
|Why did the Plague spread so quickly in towns and cities?
|What are the three types of Plague?
|Bubonic Plague, pneumonic plague and Septicaemic Plague
|What percentage of people did the Black Death kill?
|30 - 50%
|What impact did the Black Death have on the church?
|reduced the number of people that went to church and killed lots of priests.
|Identify 3 ways that people tried to treat the Black Death.
|Flagellants, bloodletting, lancing the buboes
|What were some of the immediate effects of the Black Death
|Not enough people to bury the dead, Crops failed because there weren't enough people to harvest them.
|How did the Black Death effect workers?
|They could ask for higher wages because there weren't as many people.
|What was the main form of art that related to the Black Death called?
|What do rats have to do with the spread of the Bubonic Plague?
|they carried the fleas