Reading books were a privilege for the church and for some of the higher class, books were not available in the lower class, and books were also expensive and couldn’t be afforded. Scientist would also never share their work with each other. Printing was done before Gutenberg using woodblock technology and the problem was it was a complex time consuming procedure. Gutenberg’s invention was a type writer machine he created using wood, it was able to print about 1000 pages per day. His invention allowed for books to become cheaper to afford, therefore making it easier for the lower class as well as libraries to afford books and spread them throughout Europe.
From this changes, we can see the ‘profit’ that he had gained by changing the product. But, he has difficulty to bring many book every day and return with them the next day. This situation leads him to find an alternative to solve this problem. He make a decision to convert his late father’s steel workshop where are had rented to become a bookshop. So, Hussain managed to open the first bookshop in the village.
This block of wood is now inked; a paper is place upon that block and pressed which gives a print of words that were carved on the piece of wood. With this method of printing a printer can make many copies of books much faster than writing the by hand. However, it has also got disadvantages because making of such blocks takes long time and only a single page can be printed from a block. Innovative work: Guttenberg always said that it was such a pity printing in that way because not everyone can afford such books. He enjoyed reading manuscripts n block printed books from his fr... ... middle of paper ... ...a two side printed page from Guttenberg’s bible should cost about $100,000 in today’s world because Guttenberg’s piece of work is the finest, rare and the most valued printed material in the world.
In addition, Romanek, who is a renowned author, said "Gunpowder also changed the way armies fought in open battle. Infantry troops began to ... ... middle of paper ... ...look at this is how it helped the poor people. Poor people needed to have a source of entertainment as well, and as they couldn’t afford toys, books were their only option. Unfortunately, books were expensive, but with the improvements of the printing press, the cost of books were lowered significantly and the poor could finally afford them. All of this together means that the printing press was one of the most important inventions ever.
However the factories put the skilled workers out of their jobs as the big batches of produce where in a much higher quantity and in much less time, therefore they were cheaper which meant more people could buy them, and it was fashionable to have the “in” pottery, for example, so everybody wanted it and it advertised the factories produce. New machines were being developed all the time, like the Spinning Jenny and the water frame and were helping to boost companies demand for their products. Before the 19th century, the main industry was farming and all the work was done by hand in small industries. But after 1750 machinery was increasing greatly and forced the poorer people to work in factories or not at all, seeing as there was no longer many other jobs and they weren’t paid much, or even just in tokens, which could only spent in the owner’s workshop and were useless outside. Now the main industry was cotton and all the work was done using machines in large workshops.
This created a greater split between the upper and lower class because handwritten books became a sign of wealth due to the fact that they were unique and significantly more expensive. Also, “Scribe and Print Shop” (Document A) shows that the printing press both created and decimated jobs; new jobs app... ... middle of paper ... ...n, he did so drastically. Along with his changes in society, government and religion, he fueled cultural diffusion, innovation and advancement. Without his invention, many things we still use today would not exist, including Newton’s work in physics and math, Darwin’s theories and Einstein's work. As said in “What Was the Most Important Consequence of the Printing Press,” Johannes Gutenberg was ranked number one on A&E’s top 100 most influential people of the last 1,000 years for his invention.
The mindset of people at this time were that if one wasn’t born rich into a wealthy family, then he would probably be poor the rest of his life. The new deal was created to solve that problem by offering money to businesses therefore making it able for them to hire on more people to work, which made the unemployment rate decline. The goal of the first new deal was to keep people alive, but the second was more focused on a reformation. Brinkley argues that the new deal was the end of a progressive push that just solved personal problems. ... ... middle of paper ... ...was very difficult for me.
For example, when Walton first started producing more Wal-marts, he was in great debt. In fact the only way he could get out was to make more stores and continue to set lower prices than the competition. Walton grew up into a poor environment as a child, so he knew what it was like to be at the short end of the stick. Perhaps his difficult childhood gave him something to strive towards later on in his life. Walton learned several things from others as well.
Even credit buying and stock buying was a ... ... middle of paper ... ... money from the munition workers and they would feel secure enough to buy a dress and then the tailor would feel confident to go and buy a dresser and so on. This started to economy to get back into shape and departing from the Great Depression. In all, everyone was effected by the Great Depression in one way or another. The government didn’t take responsibility until the 1940’s but that still did not make up for the men and that went through that dark decade. The ‘Dirty Thirties’ was a time no one wanted to return to and were glad to see it go.
Charles hated his factory job and was excited to quit it after the debt was paid off, but his mom though he should continue to work there ... ... middle of paper ... ... of his book were not published in full instead they were put out in weekly installments. This book ran in Bentley’s Miscellany of which he was the editor of. Though writing wasn’t his full occupation he always kept a full time job as he was scared of being poverty stricken like his family when he was younger. Charles had a long writing career with a great style of writing. It enthused many people and kept them interested.