The effects of the Black Death in Europe

During the 14th century, one of the most deeply stressing moments of the humanity happened in Europe. Nobody was prepared to face this huge disease, the Black Death. Every part of the European society was affected by this problem. The culture, the education, the economy, the religion and the simple life were turned upside down.
Thefirst reports that talk about the Black Death came from Italy. This powerful killing machine arrived by boat and was dispersed in other countries in a short period of time. The huge cities were more affected because they received directly the things brought by the infected navies. Also, the rats were carrying the fleas, which were contaminated, and brought the plague in Europe. Rats were carrying the fleas everywhere in cities. Also, during this time, it wasn't really clean in cities (during this time, people had no garbage, the only one that they have was the street) and they weren't used to take showers and to be hygienic. Because of that, they were more favourable to contract diseases like the diarrhoea which had for effect to weaken them. Moreover, people were walking with the rats in the street and often they were bitted by them. If people were bitted by the fleas and the rats they became sick really rapidly and the majority of them died before five days.
Also, one of the reasons why the Black Death was so devastating is because the Europeans nations weren't in good shape. They were in the middle of a war and a lot of countries had already lost thousands of men. Because of this war, the villagers hadn't a lot of food in their plate. People were dying of this famine. Also, the people who weren't rich had no other choice than to stay there. Another reason why the disease was spilled really fast is because the rich families, who had the means to move, often brought the plague with them even if they thought they were healthy.
One of the reasons why the plague didn't end…


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