Gunpowder was first used in China in the 800s. They used gunpowder in fireworks.
At first the gunpowder were used in fireworks, it was during the Ming Dynasty that gunpowder were really used for fire arms.
Gunpowder was probably used for the first time in Europe during the Battle of Crécy in 1346
Gunpowderwas the first propellant used
It is not possible to say who first invented gunpowder. It was certainly used by the Chinese long before the west
The Chinese. They used it in their fireworks.
KNO3 is used in gunpowder, so yes a nitrate is in gunpowder.
gunpowder can be used for guns and fireworks
919 A.D. They first used it for cannons
Gunpowder is used in fireworks and smokeless powder, a variant of gunpowder, is used in guns.
I'm guessing you mean why it was not used for defense or weaponary. The answer is that the Chinese did not find a weaponary use for gunpowder, they used it mainly for fireworks. The Europeans were the first to use gunpowder for weapons.
Actually, no. If my memory serves, the Mongolians were first to use gunpowder weaponry. The Europeans adopted this adaptation from them because of the Mongolians spanned an empire from East Asia to Eastern Europe. But I'm sure the Mongolians were the first to use gunpowder.
It was used to make fireworks, small bombs, explosives,firearms,and cannons .
European explorers began to use gunpowder in order to take slaves captive. This was first done on the continent of Africa.
Gunpowder was invented by the Chinese and came to Europe by the 1200's. So, it was used well before the Renaissance.
Gunpowder NEVER WAS used to make guns.
Gunpowder can be used to make a bomb. So unless you are licensed to be in possession of gunpowder, owning gunpowder is illegal.
I believe gunpowder may be used in fireworks
They used gunpowder for fireworks and weapons.
No, the Chinese used gunpowder before the Mongols did. So did the Jurchens, who conquered northern China in the early 1100s. The Mongols undoubtedly acquired knowledge of gunpowder weapons from the Jurchens and the Chinese.
Records show that Gunpowder was being made in the Tower of London from as early as 1346. It wasn't until 1605 though that Guy Fawkes tried to blow up parliament with gunpowder.
Firearms (guns using gunpowder) were first used in ancient China.