We all understand the potential impact of a great book. Some lived lives perceived to be wild or immoral, others fell into deep despair. An illustration in a fourteenth century history book written by an abbot, recording the impact of the black death. Suitable for higher ability ks3 as well as all ks4 exam specifications. Black death revision sheet gcse teaching resources. Check out our new website for more incredible history documentaries. Estimates suggest as much as half the population died.
In 49 it reached wales, ireland and the north of england. In this engaging and wellresearched book, the trajectory of the plagues march west across eurasia and the cause of the great pandemic is thoroughly explored. The black death refers to a specific outbreak of bubonic plague in the 40s in europe. An illustration in a fourteenthcentury history book written by an abbot, recording the impact of the black death. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
Edward iiis reign saw the beginning of the hundred years war and the black death and the episode covers how these changed english society. The black death how the black death received its name the black death was so named due to its physical manifestation and its affect on society. Please either accept the cookies, or find out how to remove them. Clear learning aims and achievements, a recap task, a starter activity, background information, a variety of tasks to pick from to suite your students, extension and challenge tasks, exam questions, a. Democracy and dictatorship this book has a nice balance between the use of text, source, diagram and identifiers for practice questions and study tips. I just read a book called year of wonder by geraldine brooks, about the. Explore the background to antisemitism in europe since medieval times and explain how and why the nazis persecuted jews in germany from 193339. The black death was a squalid disease that killed within a week and a national trauma that utterly transformed britain. Black death is believed by some historians to have contributed to the peasants revolt, the religious movement the lollards and the end of the feudal system started under william the conqueror two centuries previous. What is the difference between the black death and the bubonic plague. Apr 01, 2017 the great plague of 1665 killed 100,000 londoners one in three of the people living in the city. The name black death came from the swollen buboes glands in the victims neck, armpits and inner thigh, that turned black as they filled with blood. Spread of the black death activehistory online history.
This book talks about the high middle ages, during which travel and trade increased. I found his writing to be clear, concise, and very well researched. The authors painstakingly comprehensive research throws fresh light on the nature of the disease, its origin, its spread, on an almost daytoday basis, across europe, asia minor, the middle east and north africa, its mortality rate and its impact on history. Black death questions and answers discover the community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on black death. It was the first and most severe manifestation of the second pandemic, caused by yersinia pestis bacteria. Sep 15, 2017 a4 revision sheet for the black death in england. Can be used as an information sheet to introduce the black death or as a revision sheet. These include a series of biological, social, economic, political and religious upheavals which had profound effects on the course of world history, especially the history of europe. An intimate history hardback by hatcher, john isbn. Make your response into a story, with a medieval name and other characters, a scene, and an interesting story line.
The total number of deaths attributable to this devastating pandemic was 75 million people. This will also be suitable for ks3 every lesson in this topic includes. It was a type of plague that was spread via the bite of infected rat fleas. Medicine and health through time revision booklet 201516 note. For webquest or practice, print a copy of this quiz at the middle ages the black death plague webquest print page. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. All the questions on this quiz are based on information that can be found on the page at middle ages the black death plague. Below is our collection of black death history teaching resources, broken down by year group to give you instant access to the resources you need to teach your students. Arrival of the black death in 1 italy and 2 france these two video clips provide extra detail about the spread of disease across europe. The black death sweeping across the known world with unchecked devastation, the black death claimed between 75 million and 200 million lives in four short years. Unique, sensational and shocking, this revelatory book provides, for the first time, a complete europewide history of the black death. Carmarthen, an important port, had the first cases but the disease soon spread across the whole country. How useful is source a to a historian studying the impact of the black.
While kept diaries have provided terrifying testaments to the horrors of that summer, other. I learned a great deal about the plague and medieval europe by reading his book. One form is spread virally, by people coughing out the germs, for example. The name black death came from the swollen buboes glands in the victims neck, armpits. The black death and great plague causes of illness and. Medieval people refused to do this because they believed the black death was carried in sweaty skin 8 10. This source book traces, through contemporary writings, the calamitous impact of the black death in europe, with a particular emphasis on its spread across england from 48 to 49. In the great mortality john kelly gives a human face to the 14th century disaster that claimed 75 million lives, a third of the worlds population. Black death revision sheet gcse a4 revision sheet for the black death in england. Because of the rudimentary understanding of medicine at the time, many looked at the plague as divine retribution for peoples sins, while others thought minority groups were causing the huge number of deaths. Bubonic plague is caused by a bacteria, yersinia pestis. The black death was a disaster of such magnitude that it not only shook the old world to its economic and social foundations, but changed the course of human history. Start studying aqa gcse history power and the people. The black death is the name given to a form of plague that spread across the northern hemisphere in the 14th century.
School history is a growing library of premium quality history worksheets, teaching resources and online history courses for use in the classroom. This book was very informative about the black death or the plague as it was also known. The black death was probably the most significant event in english medical history. There was less people to do the jobs so the poor demanded more money. Responses to the black death 12501500 gcse history ocr b 5. You can include all topics covered under the black plague such as medicine, treatment, life expectancy, crowded london, where it came from and how it got to europe. Spread of the black death students use this animated map to draw their own conclusions about where the disease started and spread to, and which areas were most affected. Utilise our resources about the bayeux tapestry with your students when looking into the history of 1066 and the battle of hastings. The black death was one of the most feared diseases in the 14th century. The black death test questions ks3 history revision.
It is intended primarily as a history of the time, but by way of illustrating the effect the plague had on the manor system in england at. Ten minute english and british history is a series. The black death by rosemary horrox goodreads share book. Historical source investigation exam revision guide developments in british medicine, 1200. Over 100 villages requested copies of the domesday book. Black death source paper the kenradical school of history. Did people really think sitting in a sewer would cure them of the black death. Black death facts black death for kids dk find out. Mar 22, 2017 this presentation is based on gcse history of medicine book, with the addition of many visual aids. In business, the right book at the right moment can tilt the playing field and give you a crucial advantage. Gcse history medicine through time revision notes these notes are brought to you by.
Gcse history paper two health and the people exam questions. This is the seventh lesson i have made for the aqa gcse 91 britain. In the spring and summer of 1665 an outbreak of bubonic plague spread from. The black death was an infamous plague causing an estimated 20 million deaths in europe. Caused by the bacterium yersinia pestis, which is often carried by fleas found on rodents, the plague was a lethal disease that often carried with it symptoms like vomiting, pusfilled. During the black death period starting in the late 40s and lasting for centuries. Historical source investigation exam revision guide. From 48 to 50 europe was devastated by an epidemic that left between a third and one half of the population dead. During my research about the black death i came across mr.
In this video we will cover the social significance of the. Gcse history paper two health and the people exam questions 1. Ive always been interested in medieval history and the black death, although it was horrible, has also always fascinated me. Go on to talk about various impacts of the plague on the people. In men and women alike, the italian poet giovanni boccaccio wrote, at the beginning of the malady, certain swellings. Gcse history revision what others are saying causes of the second world war gcse learning mats for revision 8 learning mats covering the causes of the second world war focuses in on the skills describe, explain and assess.
Black death, pandemic that ravaged europe between 47 and 51, taking a proportionately greater toll of life than any other known epidemic or war up to that time. The information is broken down into ao1 and the various skills of ao2 change, continuity, cause, consequence, significance and comparison. Black death revision guide the kenradical school of history. Black death definition, cause, symptoms, effects, death. Probably the greatest natural disaster to ever curse humanity, the black deaths lethality is legendary, killing between a quarter to over half of any given stricken areas population. Its spread and impact is disputed, but it does give an insight into a medieval way of life. A good comparison to the black death is the ebola crisis occurring in west africa at this moment in time. This summer the topic for the paper is the black death. The great plague black death documentary timeline youtube. This is a 20 slide lesson about the impact, symptoms, causes, treatments and methods of prevention of the black death. Students who are visual learners have been well catered for while the extension sections within the book pick up on some of the more challenging. The black death is widely thought to have been the result of plague, caused by infection with the bacterium yersinia pestis. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
Black history sources worksheet gcse study resources. Save hundreds of hours of time by getting instant access to our black death resources that have been designed by a respected and established history teacher, nichola boughey. Sep 24, 2018 the black death, also known as the plague, was a pandemic affecting most of europe and large swaths of asia from 46 through 53 that wiped out between 100 and 200 million people in just a few short years. I finished my first novel not without mercy the black death, in the middle of 2012. Jun 01, 2011 this book talks about the high middle ages, during which travel and trade increased. Some believed that god was punishing people, some believed the people with different religions were poisoning the drinking wells and some even thought the position of the earth was causing the plague. Dont miss out on easy marks due to absence or misplacing work. A personal history by hatcher, john from amazons fiction books store. Click the button below to get instant access to this resource for use in the classroom or at a home. Medicine black death medicine through time gcse history medieval medicine. In this fresh approach to the history of the black death, john hatcher, a worldrenowned scholar of the middle ages, recreates everyday life in a midfourteenth century rural english village. The black death is commonly described as being a form of the plague.
Originating in china, it spread west along the trade routes across europe and arrived on. People were really scared and confussed because they didnt really know the cause of the black death. Caldicot, pembroke and haverfordwest were all badly hit, while the lead miners of holywell were virtually wiped out. Jan 09, 2014 i teach ocr schools history project a gcse. A summary of the black death the black death ks3 history. The pestilence spread along trade routes from china into india and then europe. The black death was a bubonic plague pandemic, which reached england in june 48. A summary of the black death ks3 history revision bbc. If you have something missing in your book, then you must find miss bezpalko to help you especially if there are specific sheets you need. The black death is historys bestknown pandemic, but until now its full history has not been written.
Can describe and explain the nature of the black death and how it spread c can describe and explain medieval ideas on causes and cures of the black death c can assess the impact of the black death on attitudes to medicine and disease a lesson development. The great plague of 1665 killed 100,000 londoners one in three of the people living in the city. They could use this for food, clothes and medicine for their families. Lately ive been reading a wole lot of these hourly history books but i gotta say that this one has been one of the best so far. Consequences of the black death the black death ks3. The consequences of the black death have had both immediate and longterm effects on human population across the world. The black death sweeping across the known world with unchecked.
Efforts were made to control the spread of disease. This presentation is based on gcse history of medicine book, with the addition of many visual aids. Need good books on the black death gcse ocr history coursework help needed gcse art artists studies a level civil rights coursework show 10 more history gcse coursework help. The black death, also known as the plague, was a pandemic affecting most of europe and large swaths of asia from 46 through 53 that wiped out between 100 and 200 million people in just a few short years. It was a type of plague, that was spread via the bite of infected rat fleas. How useful is source a to a historian studying the impact of the black death in england. The term black death was not used until the late 17th century. Indeed, in the early 40s, the disease had struck china, india, persia, syria and egypt. However, europeans were scarcely equipped for the horrible reality of the black death. Yet this book is the first comprehensive history and assessment of its progress, and of the death and devastation it left in its wake, in all the countries through which it passed. Explain your answer using source a and your contextual knowledge. What is the difference between the black death and the. Bubonic plague was known as the black death and had been known in england for. Learn and revise about the black death, a plague in the middle ages which killed an estimate 20 million deaths in europe, with bbc bitesize ks3 history.1371 177 38 1044 202 1043 275 1013 460 963 555 1202 879 1584 533 455 1289 1325 698 762 867 1518 222 1540 1515 897 258 173 828 1328 641 1417 415 180