Choose at least two sources on the Black Death from the databases in the CSU Online Library. These sources may be e- books or articles. Then, write an essay of at least one page on the following topic:
Characterize the significance of the Black Death’s impacts on the economic and cultural life of medieval Europe. Then, illustrate your point with specific examples. How does your knowledge of other epidemics in history provide additional insight into the impact of the Black Death?
Be sure to consider the following points in your essay:
The introduction should engage the reader and clearly present the essay’s thesis and a summary of the main points that clarify the writer’s point of view.
Organization should clearly present points arranged logically to support the thesis.
Writing should be clear and concise with no spelling, grammatical, or punctuation errors.
The number of sources should meet or exceed any expressed assignment requirements and should be peer-
reviewed or academic in nature.
APA formatting guidelines should be used for reference entries and in-text citations.
Information about accessing the grading rubric for this assignment is provided below.
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