The rise of the Printing Press
In paragraph 1 of "The printing press and its impact on literacy" it states "The printing press over five hundred years ago may be described as one of the few major significant event in mankind's history"
In paragraph 2 of "The printing press and its impact on literacy" it states "The first mechanized printing press was invented by a German metalworker named Johann Gutenberg in 1452,Gutenberg did not invent the printing press , but rather conceived the idea of movable type"
On the map of " The Impact of Movable Type Printing Press" From 1450-1490 the printing had started from one in Germany to having over 200 in most of Europe.
On the map "The Diffusion of Columbus's Letter through Europe 1493-1497, Christopher Columbus letter started in Lisbon then to Barcelona and when it got to Rome it the edition of the letter expanded