Although you have read about the impact of the plague, it might be difficult for you to imagine the catastrophic effects of the Black Death. In this activity you will gain some sense of the degree of Europe's devastation by reading accounts of the illness and its effects on the economy, attitudes and beliefs, and daily life.
Destination Title: The Black Death
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Start at the Black Death Web site.
- Read the information on the site, going from page to page and taking notes as you read. Start by clicking on Introduction. You can move from page to page by clicking on the "Next Page" button.
After you have read the material, answer the following questions.