Which was a "pull" factor leading to european migration to the americas in the 16th and 17th centuries?
a. spanish missions' need for priests
b. british colonies' need for population
c. religious persecution in european countries
d. lure of access to new trade routes in the new world
how did johannes gutenberg's invention of moveable type support the innovations of the renaissance?
a. by printing the quran, he encouraged the spread of literacy among many of the common people of europe.
b. printers could produce copies of greek and latin texts and scientific research more rapidly.
c. the catholic backlash against unauthorized printing of the bible spurred the adoption of humanism.
d. the technologies used for moveable type were applied to the construction of early industrial machiner
2.b. Printers could produce copies of Greek and Latin texts and scientific research more rapidly.
b. British colonies' need for population.
b. Printers could produce copies of Greek and Latin texts and scientific research more rapidly.
A "pull" factor is a benefit that is found in the country a person migrates to. In this case, that would be America. One of the benefits of America was the fact that the colonies needed population. This meant that land, food, housing and other needs were easily available when compared to Europe.
One of the benefits of the Gutenberg press was the fact that printers could easily produce copies of Greek and Latin texts. This allowed classic ideas to be rediscovered and admired, encouraging the Renaissance.