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The Cambridge History of English and American Literature
This article focuses on newspaper during 1175-1860.

What logical inference can be made about the decline in newspapers during the 1770s?


The lack of interest in news was a result of people's attitude towards the war.


Writers were struggling to keep writing during the war as long-distance news was scarce.


The Revolutionary War caused a myriad of issues that impacted newspapers indirectly.


Americans were more interested in the fight for independence against British occupation.

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