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1

Major rivers/routes

Danube, Rhine, and Rhone River

2

1st European to use movable type

Johann Gutenberg

3

Gutenberg used printing press to print copies of the _____

bible

4

Printed books would not

last long

5

hand copied manuscripts were

made more beautifully

6

scribes would lose

their profession because of the printing press.

7

who wrote "The Praise of Folly"

Erasmus

8

"The praise of Folly" was

Erasmus's most famous book

9

"The praise of Folly" ridiculed

ignorance, superstitions, and vice among Christians

10

Who wrote "Utopia"

Thomas More

11

"Utopia" condemmed

governments as corrupt

12

Thomas More refused to agree to king's supremacy so

Henry had him executed

13

William Shakespeare is a leading

literary figure

14

3 famous works of Shakespeare

Hamlet
Romeo and Juliet
King Leer
Macbeth

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Good things about the printing press

faster;easier
variety of subjects
commercial profit
print copies of the bible
spread ideas