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SECRETS OF THE DEAD . Mystery of the Black Death | PBS

SECRETS OF THE DEAD . Mystery of the Black Death | PBS | The Black Death | Scoop.it
No one knows exactly why, but in the late 1320s or early 1330s, bubonic plague broke out in China's Gobi desert.
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A brief article that was originally meant to be read as part of a TV series.  It provides some interesting and gruesome plague information.

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Black Death

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This article give some of the most basic information about how the plague started, looked like, spread, etc.  

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Go to this site providing information about the facts, history of the Black Death. Fast and accurate facts about the Black Death, Learn about the history of the Black Death.
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Make sure to check out the "Consequences of the Black Death" near the bottom of the page.

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The Black Death, 1348

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An eyewitness account of the ravages of the plague that swept through Europe in the mid 14th century.
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This article provides first hand accounts of how bad the plague was for people.  Read the red-ish sections to get eye-witness versions of what happened.

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HowStuffWorks "Reaction to the Black Death"

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How did the Black Death kill 25 million people? The Black Death caused devastation and hysteria. Learn how the Black Death spread and its effects.
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Find out how the public reacted to the plague.  Again, since there was no real medical knowledge at the time, folks handled it in what now seem like some really odd ways.

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HowStuffWorks "Was the Black Death a Virus?"

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How did the Black Death kill 25 million people? The Black Death caused devastation and hysteria. Learn how the Black Death spread and its effects.
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Was bubonic plague really to blame for the massive loss of life, or was it something else? 

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The Plague - The Real Story of 'Ring Around the Rosie'?

The Plague - The Real Story of 'Ring Around the Rosie'? | The Black Death | Scoop.it

This nursery rhyme is actually about a disease from the 14th century that the people called the plague or Black Death.

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Black Death - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

Black Death - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com | The Black Death | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Black Death, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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Madagascar village hit by bubonic plague...

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Madagascar village hit by bubonic plague... (First column, 15th story, link)


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Modern day instance of bubonic plague.  

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HowStuffWorks "How did the black death spread?"

HowStuffWorks "How did the black death spread?" | The Black Death | Scoop.it
How did the Black Death kill 25 million people? The Black Death caused devastation and hysteria. Learn how the Black Death spread and its effects.
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Just like the title says:) Check out the last paragraph to find out how doctors blamed the planets for this disease.

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