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The Black Death
The Black Death spread to Europe in 1347-9 first arriving in Britain in 1348. There are 2 types of the black death Pneumonic plague ( spread by sneezing) and Bubonic Plauge (spread by flea bites)
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Symptons of the Black Death
First a temperature, headache and vomiting. This was then followed by the appearance of lumps usually in the armpit or groin. The lumps then went black and broke out in other parts of the body.After a few days the patient would recover or die
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The Black Death (spreading)
The plague was spread by fleas they came from black rats which infested towns and traveled from country to country on trading ships, fleas will stay alive if they keep warm they were carried from place to place on people and animals
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The Black Death (Causes/ Theories)
Medieval people believed they had a variety of explanations supernatural and natural. They blamed God, the planets and the air. They saw that the disease was contagious so avoided plague victims. But didnt understand how it spread
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The Black Death
They knew to stay away from someone with the disease was accurate, they also understood that you could catch it from things like dead animals in the street but didn't know how linking it to rats. They thought of supernatural reasons like the planets
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First a temperature, headache and vomiting. This was then followed by the appearance of lumps usually in the armpit or groin. The lumps then went black and broke out in other parts of the body.After a few days the patient would recover or die

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Symptons of the Black Death

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The plague was spread by fleas they came from black rats which infested towns and traveled from country to country on trading ships, fleas will stay alive if they keep warm they were carried from place to place on people and animals

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Medieval people believed they had a variety of explanations supernatural and natural. They blamed God, the planets and the air. They saw that the disease was contagious so avoided plague victims. But didnt understand how it spread

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Card 5

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They knew to stay away from someone with the disease was accurate, they also understood that you could catch it from things like dead animals in the street but didn't know how linking it to rats. They thought of supernatural reasons like the planets

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