BrainPOP

Black Death

Ever feel nostalgic for the good old days? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby might change your mind as they take you back to 1347 and introduce you to the horrible pandemic that was the Black Death. Discover how many people died and why people may have been so susceptible to it. You’ll also learn about some of the consequences of the resulting mass death, including how the Black Plague contributed to the social changes of the late Middle Ages and early Renaissance. Finally, find out which disease is traditionally thought to have caused the Black Death, and how it worked! Thank goodness for modern medicine!

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What was the Black Death?

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