The printing press is a machine that prints ink onto paper and was one of the most helpful inventions that changed the way of living greatly. When a German in the year 1450 made a printer that could rapidly make books.
It created a sharp increase in literacy so culture, stories and tales could spread and be read by everyone who knew the language. People who made vast journeys through the world wrote down the different environments and wonders so that people who could read their text understand how it was there. The normal people living simple lives was given a new perspective of the world.
Scientists and researchers became more interested in plants and animals so they started to travel to these parts where they can research for medicine and materials so it made the population better educated and productive. Some colonies helped get started thanks to information about the prosperity of the lands.
Tribes that the traveling people meet was reached of religion, language and making houses. But some bad stuff came with it such as slavery that captured lots of people from Africa then took them on boats to their country where they sold them.