The Bubonic Plauge (The Black Death)

In the early 1330s an outbreak of deadly bubonic plague occurred in China. The plague spread thought The Silk Road whenever people went to trade goods, like silk and spices. The plague had an extremely bad impact on England and France. Over 20 million people died during this epidemic.

Symptoms

Symptoms of the Plague are: Enlarged or painful lymph nodes, chills, headache, fever, and weakness, black boils that emit puss and blood. The black boils were a staple of the black death.

Impact

This defined Europe for about a century. The plague ruined Europe. Over 20 million people died in this horrible plague and many people didn't want to come there.