A Big Impact That Changes Europe

Madison Collette

The Impact of the Printing Press

In the "Impact" summary it says "The technology was a major significant event in man kind's history in terms of the printing press being the greatest impact on literacy". The printing press made books accessible to and affordable for all. It all started to takeoff around the 1480's. In the "Impact" map it shows the growth of the printing press in Europe. With the idea of the printing press it became very popular in that time period.

Columbus's Letter Takes A Journey

The diffusion of Columbus's first letter were issued across Europe. Meanwhile with the Geographical map of Columbus's letter we know the basic pattern of the diffusion of the editions copied in western Europe.

The Impact of the Movable Type Printing Press