The Black Plague

The Black Plague

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By:Khadija Fahie

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  • The little boy was sad because, his father was away sailing from country to country
  • He's coming tomorrow honey, don't worry. He will be here
  • Mom.  When is daddy coming?
  • I wonder why the crew is getting sick? After breathing in all that fresh air.
  • Are you ok Max & Jim?
  • I don't feel to good.
  • HELP!!! Someone get the doctor
  • Where are we going Pneumonic?
  • Where are these rats going? They smell poisonous. Let me follow them.
  • We are going to that house over there to look for some food Bubonic.
  • Crew members who delivered cargo had to leave their families to get money to support their families.
  • What are they looking for?
  • At the Sicilian port of Messina dozen ships docked from the Black Sea. Many of the crew members where very ill from the diseased rats and flees aboard the ship.
  • He has swelling in the groin on the left and right armpit and a fever
  • Those rats must have given this person the flu and it looks like it's spreading 
  • *weeping*
  • There are two types of plagues which are Pneumonic and Bubanic. It is a type of disease that was carried through rats and then flees.
  • Everyone has died from this contagious disease. I will call it "The Black Plague"
  • The End!
  • The rats carried the disease and spread it all over. It spread along the trade routes of the near and far east from China, India, Persia, etc.
  • A week later......
  • People were covered in black boils that oozed blood and pus. Some died in 5 days or less after getting the Black Plague.
  • Daddy *crying*
  • Appropriately 1/3 of people living in Europe died from the Black Plague. There were more than 20 million people killed from the Black Plague in the mid-1300s.
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