The Impact of the Printing Press

By:Emma Mitchell

Printing Press

  • "Gutenberg did not invent the printing press, but rather conceived the idea of movable type." (The Printing Press and Its "Impact" on Literacy)
  • The impact the printing press had on Europe was it made it easier for people to get things around a lot quicker.(Map E)
  • The locations of the the printing press where Columbus's letter were mostly in Rome with 4 editions.(3)
  • The amount of printing presses in Europe during the 1500s was about 200 printing presses. (Map F)