Black death pt 2
Updated: 5/10/2020
Black death pt 2

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  • Cause
  • Cause
  • Cause
  • Trade routes spanning into many continents.
  • Effect
  • October of 1347, when 12 Genoese ships pulled into a Sicilian port, filled with men with the disease
  • Effect
  • Rats carrying the disease weren’t native to western Europe So when the disease Wiped out most of Europe the rats couldn't sustain themselves. The plague ended in 1351
  • Effect
  • Rats could end up halfway across the hemisphere in a matter of weeks
  • The men spread the disease throughout Europe. 1/3 of Europe’s population has died from the plague
  •  Landlords employ numerous workers since the workforce in some places was halved they were desperate to hire whoever they could at the time. Which then allows the workers to ask for higher wages and better treatments. It gave the workers bargaining powers.