Unformatted text preview: services. Soon enough, printing became a daily part of life and within 40 years, approximately 20 million books were produced and distributed. Printing heavily impacted education and the way that the state conducted business. As for the law, it could be uniformly enforced and affected both legal training and proceedings. In terms of science, it popularized the discoveries of the New World and provided more accurate charts, and maps which encouraged more discovery. Print also helped standardized language such as Latin and dialect by providing preferred usage and spelling. But most importantly, it created an international intellectual community that could be dispersed throughout the Continent and embraced the value of ideas and thinking....
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