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Forced to Flee: Famine and Plague   -  Discontinued


Forced to Flee: Famine and Plague


Item Number:
DCS DC775957
Price:
 
Format:
DVD
Length:
54 min.
Copyright:
2004
Closed Caption:
n/a
Producer:
Discovery Channel School
Grade Level:
6 - 12
Summary:
Throughout history, natural disasters have been a force of change in many civilizations. While devastating to millions of people, these disasters led to developments that benefited future generations. Segments cover events in Ireland and across Europe. The Potato Famine- Documents a disastrous crop fungus that resulted in widespread famine and compelled many Irish immigrants to settle in America. The Black Death- Examines how the bubonic plague helped bring an end to feudalism in medieval Europe.

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