This is a paper that requires the student to demonstrate how the past is relevant to the present. The paper also provides additional information to use in writing the assignment paper well.
Demonstrate how the past is relevant to the present
Goal: Demonstrate how the past is relevant to the present through comparing the Black Death Documents with modern social reactions to our current pandemic.
Task: Write a 3-4 page essay that compares the Black Death social reactions with TWO modern documents of your choice. Using the questions below as guides, write a cohesive comparison essay that links how human reactions to pandemics have similarities and differences.
Questions: (Use evidence from the documents as well as Two Modern sources to demonstrate how human social behavior continues to be predictive in the face of a pandemic.
How do governments react in the face of pandemics? What steps do they take or what tactics do they employ to slow down or stop the spread?
What is the response of the religious community? Also, what practices do they engage in or how is it view in the lens of the religious community?
Medical knowledge, treatments, and home remedies. In what ways do humans seek understanding in the midst of pandemics and what things are they willing to seek out in order to “cure” themselves?
Blaming others. Why do humans chose an outward source to blame the infection on and what are the implications?
Use two outside modern sources in addition to the provided document.
Remember, ensure that the pages are exclusive of the cover and the reference pages. Also, ensure that you include all the references you use in finding research for this assignment paper. References should be at least three for the paper. All references, citation, and writing should follow the APA formatting and styling guidelines. Finally, ensure you focus on the assignment topic in detail.