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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: Increased literacy, as well as the growth of newspapers in the late 19th century, helped disseminate information at an unprecedented rate. As a result, people were better informed about national and international news. In this Allen sisters of Deerfiled, Massachusetts photograph, an elderly man reads a newspaper.