Social Studies - 2019-20

WHI.14c - Black Death

The student will apply social science skills to understand the social, economic, and political changes and cultural achievements in the high and late medieval periods by

c) explaining patterns of crisis and recovery related to the Black Death (bubonic plague);


Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

In the fourteenth century, the Black Death (bubonic plague) decimated the population of much of Asia and then the population of much of Europe.

ESSENTIALS

Impact of the Black Death (bubonic plague)

 Decline in population

 Scarcity of labor

 Attempts by lords to restrict wage increases and land acquisitions

 Large-scale peasant revolts

 Massacres of Jewish populations blamed for the Black Death

 Disruption of trade


KEY VOCABULARY

Terms

Magna Carta (12a)

Medieval (12a)

Norman Conquest (12a)

Hundred Years War (12a)

Common law (12a)

Parliament (12a)

Evolution (12a)

Tsar (12a)

Moors (12a)

Crusades (12b)

Crusader states (12b)

Black Death (12c)

Bubonic Plague (12c)

Scarcity (12c)

People

Ottomans (12a)

William the Conqueror (12a)

Henry II (12a)

King John (12a)

Hugh Capet (12a)

Joan of Arc (12a)

Ferdinand & Isabella (12a)

Charles V (12a)

Ivan the Great (12a)

Pope Urban (12b)

Saladin (12b)

Mongols (12b)

Places

England (12a)

France (12a)

Russia (12a)

Moscow (12a)

Holy Land (12b)

Updated: May 17, 2018