The Spread of the Black Death

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Key takeaways
What caused the Black Death to spread so rapidly.
What path the Black Death took.
Could it have been stopped?
Alice SolomonsHost: Alice read History at Lancaster University and is now Director of History. She has been teaching History for the past 6 years. She also is a Specialist Leader of Education in History and an AQA examiner. Alice's aim is simply to inspire her students to love History as much as she does!

Do you know what path the Black Death took? After this class, you will be able to answer that question! In this class, students will learn about the way the Black Death spread through Europe in 1348. Students will learn why it spread so rapidly, the path it took, and if it could have been stopped. This class is aimed at students in Year 7 but is an interesting topic for any student to learn more about!

Learn more about the Black Death: Causes of the Black DeathThe Cures for the Black DeathThe Consequences of the Black Death

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Year 7.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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