The outcome of the printing press!
the Diffusion of the Movable Type Printing Press
"The printing press's speedy take off caused the price of reading materials and documents to drop rapidly."
The Diffusion of Columbus's Letter through Europe,1493-1497
"Christopher Columbus's 1493 announcement of the success of his voyage westward across the Atlantic Ocean quickly became one of the earliest 'best sellers' of European publishing."
The printing press and its "Impact" on literacy
" The printing press allowed for the democratizing of knowledge as a greater number of individuals were provided axes to more information."
The Diffusion of the Movable Type printing press
"The common people now had the drive to learn to read and seek education, which led to the birth of a culture that encouraged knowledge."