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Communication in 1750. Letters were a very important medium of communication in 1750. By writing letters, people were able to communicate over large distances.

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1 Communication in 1750

2 Letters were a very important medium of communication in By writing letters, people were able to communicate over large distances. a letter by Immanuel Kant from 1750

3 Religious minorities communicated by using personal networks. They interacted in different countries and used political and economic contacts to bring messages to each other.

4 The jewish community in Prague sent letters to other communities. There were also some single persons in the European jewish society travelling around and spreading messages, like the rabbi Wolf Wertheimer.

5 The protestant minority in Thorn also used flyers to spread their religious ideas and political demands.

6 Both minorities also tried to get contacts to powerful circles in states to prevent problems for their societies.

7 In some areas, there were also used local newspapers for communication. Examples are Wales, England and Berlin in Germany.

8 Big news in 1750 March 2 - A small earthquake hits London. November 16 - Westminister Bridge is officially opened. Britain produces ca. 2% of the entire world's output of industrial goods. Galley slavery is abolished in Europe. The population of Manchster ís

9 sources: htm klassik.de/publikationen/werkvertraege/panwitz_zeitu ngen/zeitungen.html


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