What Made The Black Death (The Plague) so Deadly? (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5q-PIN3KSE) As you view the clip answer the questions below. 1. In what year did 12 infected ships drop anchor in Scilly? ___________________________ 2. In which country is it suggested that the Black Death first began? __________________________ 3. What physical signs in the body alerted people to infection? ______________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ 4. What is the estimated death toll in Europe due to the Black Death? ________________________ 5. What was the estimated death toll world-wide? ________________________________________ 6. What was the world population prior to the outbreak of the Black Death? ___________________ 7. What was the most likely animal vector in urban areas that helped spread the disease? __________________________________________________________________________________ 8. What is “rat falls”? ________________________________________________________________ 9. What geographical pattern did the plague follow as it spread throughout Europe and the rest of the world? _______________________________________________________________________ 10. What other cause of death may have contributed to so many fatalities during the plague? __________________________________________________________________________________ 11. What percentage of the population had a gene that offered some form of immunity to the Black Death? ___________________________________________________ 12. True or False – The plague is still around today.