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S: The Black Killer By: Ian McCardle, AJ Olszewski, and Vince Rogione

BC: Works Cited "Black Plague." Boise State University. Web. 28 Oct. 2011. http://Boisestate.edu. "Black Plague." History.com - History Made Every Day - American & World History. Web. 28 Oct. 2011 http://history.com. MacEachern, Sally. Medieval world. Danbury, CT: Grolier Educational, 2001. Print. Pirotta, Saviour, and Adam Hook. "Black Plague." Health and Medicine. North Mankato, MN: Smart Apple Media, 2004. Print.

FC: The Black Killer | By: Ian McCardle, AJ Olszewski, and Vince Rogione

1: The Black Killer | By: Ian McCardle, AJ Olszewski, and Vince Rogione

2: In October 1347, twelve Genoese galley ships sailed into the harbor at Messina. They carried rats which carried infected fleas from Asia. It spread across Europe and reached Sicily in 1347. It reached North Africa, Italy, Spain, England, and France in 1348. It also reached Austria, Hungary, Switzerland, Germany, and Netherlands in 1349. Finally it reached Scandinaria and the Baltic lands in 1350. | How was it spread?

3: Symptoms of the Black Death | Some of the symptoms of the black death are black spots with puss coming out and blood. The most common spots to get the bumps are on the neck, armpits, and groin area. The inevitable sign of death is a nose bleed if you had the Black Death.

4: Black Plague symptoms | Some symptoms are when your fingernails turn black or all you want to do is sleep and if yielded could be fatal. Also you could get mental disorientation from it which could mean feeling lost or not knowing where you are.

5: Some more symptoms are when puss and blood start coming out of the buboes and it gets very painful! Some other symptoms include high fever, bleeding in the lungs, and vomiting.

6: Symptoms of the Black Death | This person has a bump which is bleeding and has puss oozing out. | These pictures are showing burn/blisters from the Black Death.

7: Doctor's log 1347- the plague has reached Sicily 1348- the plague spread massively to North Africa, Italy, Spain, England, and France 1349- the plague has now reached Austria, Hungary, Switzerland, Germany, and Netherlands killing thousands along the way 1350- another hit at Scandinavia and the Baltic Islands killing two thirds of our population

8: Effects on the Economy | One effect was 1/3 of Europe's population died from the Black Death. That meant many people weren't working, and that meant food shortage and many other problems for society.

10: This is how the black death affected Europe.

11: Ending | The Black death was a tragic thing that happened to Europe, and it really affected the whole world back in ancient Europe. I'm just glad I didn't live back then because they had no cure or no medicine at least now we have medicine just in case something like that happens again.

12: The Black Plague killed many people and they were laid out in the back of churches and wrapped so they could be carried to the graveyard as one big funeral. Since they could not treat the plague people had to suffer and die in their beds but sometimes had visits from doctors.

13: When the plague passed the people of medieval Europe were relieved and scared that it would eventually come back another day.

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