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The Black Plague was a horrible
disease that covered all of Europe from 1347 to 1351. In those years,
the disease, killed between 25 and 45 percent of the people in
Europe, that's 100,000 people!
In the early 1300's, weird
weather patterns made the Black Plague's bacteria infect people. In
September 1346, the Black Plague had gotten out of the edge of the
Black Sea and was cought by Italian merchants in the area. It travled
home with them on their ships. The Plague spread all over Sisily in
early October. It infected Mainland ports, in six months it spread
all over Italy. By January 1348 it spread to France. The Plague
travled to Paris with trade, in less then four months, and the
following winter, people said that 800 people died there each day.
The Black Plague spread quickly to Holland, the British lsles,
Russia, Germany, Poland, and Scandinavia. In 1351, it spread the
distant ports of Greenland-sailors who visited them later and found
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