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.
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
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.
The Chinese were the first to invent gunpowder, although
initially they only used it for entertainment, specifically in
fireworks. as the inventors of gunpowder they are also believed to
be the first to have turned it into cannons and early muskets.
i think smith and western