How were guns invented?
Originally, gunpowder was used in Chinese weapons called fire lances. They were bamboo tubes filled with powder which was lit to shoot out flames and sparks to burn and scare the enemy. Someone noticed that particles were ejected from these tubes and decided to try and eject a more solid projectile.
The rest is history.
Firearms (guns) did not exist in the prehistoric age. Firearms did not exist in ancient times. In fact, it was originally the Middle Ages when firearms (guns) were invented. During the Middle Ages, the Chinese invented gunpowder in the 9th century A.D. (800s A.D.). Then the Chinese invented firearms (guns) in the 14th century A.D. (1300s A.D.) during the Middle Ages. It was the 14th century A.D. in the Middle Ages when the Chinese invented…