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The bubonic plague, or "Black Death", was a major event in world history with repercussions that still echo today.
- Students will be able to describe the effects of the 14th Century Bubonic Plague on European society.
- Students will be able to identify changes in the social, economic, political, and religious practices brought about by the Black Death.
Bubonic Plague Links
The Black Death - (Science Museum, London)
"An interactive presentation on the Black Death, with a quiz that allows users to access key information about the characteristics of the plague and the way people responded to it." - from Gale: World History in Context
Secrets of the Dead - Mystery of the Black Death (PBS)
"An overview that explores the history of the Black Death, investigating its roots and exploring the mystery of how and why some people survived while so many others perished during the plague." - from Gale: World History in Context
"A brief summary and definition of plagues based on three major events in history that largely demonstrate their effects." - from Gale: World History in Context
Plague (National Geographic)
"Defines the meaning of “plague” and provides significant examples of plagues throughout history, including the Black Death." - from Gale: World History in Context
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1) Click the link above and click "Log In"
- username = your email address, without the @tvsd.info (example, 28jsmith)
- password = your 6-digit ID number
2) Find a book you'd like to request (be sure to click on it to view the book details)
3) Click "Hold" (You'll see a message saying to pick it up. Disregard this--we will deliver it!)
CLICK HERE for a video that shows you how to do this!
A couple of notes on requesting books:
- Books will be delivered to your LA teacher. (Livestreaming students' books will be placed on the shelves outside the office)
- You may request a maximum of 2 books at a time
- Book returns are made the same way as in the past--drop it in the book return slot in the library.