Gunpowder warfare has changed the world during the courses of history due to the advancement of gunpowder ancient china's strength of the nation overall grew the increase in power led china to be one of the most powerful nations today. The ottoman empire, often most familiar to students of western european history because of the long, close contact between the ottomans and europe, lasted the longest of these three empires surviving all the way into the twentieth century (1299-1922. Guns: the evolution of firearms episode 1 of 7 the greatest gift of mankind over beasts is his ability to craft and use tools from the simple stone axe to modern warfare technology the. Perhaps the most important technological advancement for medieval warfare in europe was the invention of the stirrup, which had been unknown to the romans it most likely came to europe with the avars in the 600's ad, although it was not fully adopted by europeans until the 900's ad.
How should i interpret single: the invention of gunpowder was the single most destructive achievement in history is it equivalent to exclusively furthermore, if i say in the 80's, does it mean the period of 1980-1990. Nitroglycerine was more powerful than gunpowder, and was used with a detonator for demolition, mining, construction blasting and munitions but the oily, colorless nitroglycerine (a mixture of glycerol and nitric acid) was unstable and volatile. I'm talking creative achievement, not political and military achievement, which are generally destructive and add nothing to humanity i think italy blows every other nation out of the water.
Technology assessment is most often a subset of engineering, concentrating on the impact or results of technology the study of technology has spawned identifiable fields within traditional disciplines such as history, sociology, and even philosophy. During the period of the tang dynasty, from 618 to 907, many inventions were made in the field of medicine, engineering, and the sciences inventions in the field of engineering at that time, an engineer named yi-xing invented the world's first clockwork escapement mechanism, it counts the number of oscillations for timekeeping. Historical timeline of the development of modern weapons starting at 1364 with the first recorded use of a firearm and ending in 1892 with the introduction of automatic handguns 1364 - first. The song dynasty (chinese: 宋朝 960-1279 ce) provided some of the most significant technological advances in chinese history, many of which came from talented statesmen drafted by the government through imperial examinations.
As in the case of most major advances in human civilization, this invention was not the work of any single individual it came as a climax to several separate processes, developed over a number of centuries. The industrial revolution (1750-1900) the term industrial revolution, like similar historical concepts, is more convenient than precise it is convenient because history requires division into periods for purposes of understanding and instruction and because there were sufficient innovations at the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries to justify the choice of this as one of the periods. China held the world's leading position in many fields in the study of nature, from the 1st century before christ to the 15th century, with the four great inventions having the greatest global significance papermaking, printing, gunpowder and the compass - the four great inventions of ancient china.
As with many inventions, the violin was more of a work in progress than a single, stand-alone invention: indeed, its predecessors—the vielle, rebec and lira da braccio among them—were all instrumental (pardon the pun) in its development. Most important inventions throughout history inventions have changed the world and the lives of people many times through history, but which inventions are most important listwoo gives you what the world thinks is the top ten most significant inventions of man. China's long history has seen many extremely important inventions emerge besides the four most famous inventions - papermaking, moveable-type printing, gunpowder and the compass, how many other. China's long history has seen some extremely important inventions emerge, most noticeably gunpowder, paper making, printing and the compass, which, in the words of roger bacon, changed the whole. The impact: gunpowder introduced a devastating new kind of warfare and by the 15th & 16th century most of the powerful countries and civilizations had purchased guns and firearm gun powder would also cause 900million to 2 billion death from the first use of guns & firearm to today.
Gunpowder is the first physical explosivebefore its discovery, many incendiary and burning devices had been used, including greek firethe discovery of gunpowder is attributed to experimentation in chinese alchemy by taoists in the pursuit of immortality, and is popularly listed as one of the four great inventions of china. The year 1968 remains one of the most tumultuous single years in history, marked by historic achievements, shocking assassinations, a much-hated war and a spirit of rebellion that swept through. Many historians believe that independence day's most explosive form of entertainment originated in china, which continues to produce and export more fireworks than any other country in the world. The most systematic recent presentation of this view has come from the economist robert j gordon, of northwestern, who has argued that america's history as a nation happens to coincide with a.
The invention of gunpowder - free download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online for free scribd is the world's largest social reading and publishing site search search. The ethical debate over the decision to drop the atomic bomb will never be resolved the bombs did, however, bring an end to the most destructive war in history the manhattan project that produced it demonstrated the possibility of how a nation's resources could be mobilized. Gunpowder was first used by people seeking immortality (though this esoteric use of it was probably not known to most chinese) the first textual evidence of a proto-gunpowder formula is contained in a work dated about 850.
The most influential country with its most important history is by far italy firstly, western civilization was born in italy today the influence from the roman empire is still here with its religion, laws, architecture, and many important inventions, road system, concrete, aqueducts, latin language, roman alphabet etc, etc, secondly there was. The sail had been used to harness wind power from the dawn of civilization, but the windmill was unknown in the west until the end of the 12th century present evidence suggests that the windmill developed spontaneously in the west though there are precedents in persia and china, the question remains open. These school marching bands developed from the use of marching military bands during the gunpowder age in europe that were designed to encourage soldiers during battle this tradition has its origins in the ottoman mehter bands of the 1300s that helped make the ottoman army one of the most powerful in the world.