In The American Colonial Press and the Townshend Crisis the author goes into great detail about how the press had a great detail of influence over the people of colonial America. Knight felt that the North Carolina Gazette, South Carolina Gazette, South Carolina and American General Gazette, and The Georgia Gazette influenced the American people to rebel against the powerful British by reporting the stamp act and the Townshend Act. The Stamp Act and The
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Act and only knew about through the papers. This shows that the papers not only controlled the way people thought but it was a way to inform the people of America what was going on in England and how England was giving no right to the Americans. It also shows that through the papers the were able to organize and rebel against the British and make significant changes for their soon to be new country.