No one knows the exact number of plague deaths in Europe. Some guess that about 25 million people died in Europe from 1347 to 1351. This was about one third of the entire population. The death rate varied from place to place. Towns seemed to be harder hit than the countryside. Some entire villages and towns were wiped out. The plague affected the rich as well as the poor. Even the great and powerful, including royalty, were struck down. Throughout Europe, populations were devastated by, as the Welsh called it, “death coming into our midst like black smoke.” Which sentence below would be most important to include in a summary of paragraph D? a. Perhaps 25 million people died during a five year period. b. Some places had higher death rates than others. c. No one knows exactly how many people the plague killed. d. Even members of the royalty were killed by the plague.
QUESTION POSTED AT 29/05/2020 - 01:27 AM