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1Honors World Studies Unit 8 The Black DeathHonors World StudiesUnit 8
2Bell Ringer Tear & Share Ring Around the Rosie Pocket Full of Posies Ashes, AshesWe All Fall DownWhat does this rhyme mean to you?What does it remind you of?
3Bell Ringer Continued Ring Around The Rosie Pocket Full of Posies “When a person contracted the Bubonic Plague, they would gain rose-colored, puss-filled sores on their body called rosies. As the infection spread, rings would wind around the rosies. "Ring around the rosie," refers to these rings.”Pocket Full of Posies“During the time of the Bubonic Plague, people realized that it was harmful to go around the body of someone who had died from the plague. The common practice in some areas of Europe was to fill the shirt or jacket pocket of the deceased with posies so that others would know to leave the body alone.”Associatedcontent.com
4Bell Ringer Continued Ashes Ashes or Atchoo Atchoo We All Fall Down “Once the body of the person who had died from the plague had been taken away, it would be burned. This is essentially when cremation started as a form of burial.”Atchoo, Atchoo was said because sneezing was one of the first symptoms of contracting the plagueWe All Fall Down“It was believed by many that eventually that Bubonic Plague would wipe out all of civilization. It is understandable why they had this belief because of the number of people that were dying everyday from the Plague.”The Plague did not pick and choose, it killed rich, poor, English, Italian, French, etc.Associated content.com
8Bubonic Plague Where did it start? Why called Bubonic? Although it is known it started in the East, the exact location may never be knownWhy called Bubonic?The swellings were called buboes
9How Did It Spread? Carried by Airborne Trade Rodents Rats Squirrels FleasAirborneSpreads from person to person simply by being around one anotherTradeThe trade routes of this era helped spread the disease carrying it from East to WestSpecifically, an Italian ship returning from China, a major trading nation, docked in Italy in October of 1347 and many people on the ship were dying of the Plague already
10The Bubonic Plague What were some of the symptoms of The Plague? Gush of blood from the noseSwelling in groin or under the armpitGrew to be the size of an eggBlack & Purple spots appeared on the arms and legsWas there a cure?No, the disease spread rampantly and doctors could find no cure
11Living with the Plague 1st Reaction Complete seclusion from the outside worldPeople only ate certain foods and drank the best drinks in order to keep themselves healthyAvoid excess anythingDid not discuss the idea of death and refused to hear news about the plague
12Living with the Plague 2nd Reaction People ate, drank and were merry They would sing and danceThey went bar hoppingSince people abandoned their homes, people living carelessly would go into these homes and do whatever they wanted
13Effects Population Economically Socially Approximately 25 million people in less than 5 years (1/3 of Europe’s population)The population failed to grow/recover because so many newborns and young children were dyingEconomicallyLabor shortagesTrade practically came to a haltTrade helped spread the disease, so people were now less likely to trade, or were too sick to do soSociallyPeople completely disregarded any lawsPeople began to avoid one another—even loved onesMany people also lost their faith due to unanswered prayers for an end to this unstoppable disease
14An End… Did the Plague end? Winter slowed down the spread of the disease because there were less fleasEach year, though, the Black Plague would again wreak havoc and kill millions in the springtimeWith time, the human body begins to become immune to such a volatile disease.
15Homework Black Death DBQ Documents 2,4,8,9 Venn Diagram OR PLEASE DO NOT WRITE ON DBQ PACKET!Documents 2,4,8,9Venn DiagramWhat is the main idea of the document?Diagram the similarities/differences of the Muslims and ChristiansWhat do you think…ORBulleted ListUsing bullet points, list the beliefs/reactions of Muslims and the beliefs/reactions of Christians