How Did the Printing Press Change the World?


The printing press changed the world by making it possible for books and other reading material to be obtained by nearly everyone. Before the printing press, only privileged people could have access to books, such as church and government leaders. The average person then had access to read and write what they please.
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Before the invention of the printing press, all books had to be copied by hand, making them scarce and expensive. The invention of printing allowed ideas and literacy to be available to a much larger segment of the population.
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