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BC: The author is 13 years old,and was born on December 15th. He enjoys playing basketball and football and watching TV. His favorite basketball team is the Los Angles Lakers.

FC: The Black Death By:Micaiah Fraction

1: What Is The Black Plague? | The Black Plague was one of the most devastating outbreak ever to go down in history. This outbreak was between the late 1340's and through the mid 1350's. This disease was caused by bacteria,small mammals and other rodents. Although mainly it was spread by fleas that spread it to rats and then eventually humans.This disease was very gruesome.

2: How The Plague Spread The Black Plague broke out in the late 1300'S. The disease started in fleas then went to rats and eventually went on to humans. Eventually it spread from one person to another from being in tight spaces with people and especially with no sanitation,health care. The Plague spread to many places including, Italy, Spain, England, and France in 1348, The following year it spread to Austria, Holland, Hungary, Switzerland and Germany. | Black Rats were one of the animals who carried the disease and spread it to other animals and even humans.

3: Other animals that carried the black plague around were mostly mammals.these animals include dogs,squirrels,fleas,rats,cats,dogs, chimpmunks,prairie dogs,and wood rats.

4: Some signs or symptoms of the Black plague were very painful and nasty. Once people got the plague normally, after about 8 days signs like the chills, headaches, severe pain throughout the whole body, ranging fevers, dizziness, turned fingernails and parts of the skin dark purple, and a large bump on areas on the body called buboes. These symptoms were very severe. | Symptoms of The Black Plague

5: Usually when people had the symptoms of the Black Plague, doctors back then did not know what to do. They also did not have the type of medicine that was needed to cure the patients and also they did not have as much medication to proscribe to the patients that we have today. They also did not have as much education back then as we have today,and they had no idea how to change it.

6: After the Black Plague killed so many people in so many different countries. This had a huge effect on Europe, France and many other countries because they wanted to change the way that they lived and for this disease to finally stop. The disease affected the population in Europe, and also its economy. Since the size of the population changed, this led to changes in trade including,churches, music,art and many other things. | How Did the Plague Effect Europe

7: After the Black Plague many people have changed their views of living including children. Children wanted to keep clean and stay away from sick people as much as possible. Although parents thought that it was not worth raising children because during the time it was to much for them to raise and they probably would have not lived long because of this terrible disease. The Black Plague lasted for more then 400 years in Europe and now Europe has improved a lot. | Other changes in Europe

8: Primary Source | Date: May 16th 1344 Time: 6:45pm Interview with Dr. Carter Carter says that he has had about 20 patients today that did not make it and died from the horrifying disease call the ''Black Death.This disease is very serious and can spread very easily he says. So make sure you keep clean and avoid people that have the disease. Also avoid rodents including rats, and also avoid fleas and other animals.Carter says doctors are trying their best to destroy the Black Death.

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