Prepare 16- Black Death – Section 10

Black Death Prepare

  1. What are some of the key events regarding the Black Death mentioned in the Sources?

  2. In your assignment this week, you will create a timeline of events surrounding the Black Death, as if you were getting ready to create a podcast. What are one or two pieces of information from the sources that you found particularly interesting that you would like to place on the timeline?

  3. When it comes to the Black Death, we know the fleas living on the black rats carried the bacteria, in your opinion what changed? Or in other words, what change caused the rate of infection to die down other than winter?

  4. How did people react to the Black Death? Are there any similarities in population reaction between the pandemic we face now versus the Black Death? What about differences?