Cannons: The Invention Of Gunpowder

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Boom! Getting into fortresses can be tough, especially before weapons were created to help out. Cannons stemmed from the invention of gunpowder. Gunpowder was invented in China lead to the creation of the cannon. The cannon ended the use of castles by blowing them up Cannons were useful for war.
You may be wondering who invented the cannon and where did they use it.Cannons were not invented by one person or maybe it was but there are no archives to say who invented it.The cannon was used in 1300 all the way to today and where used in Europe and China. In the middle ages ancient European kingdoms took the basic cannon and made it better between the 14th and 16th century. The need for a weapon to break walls was needed, this led to the more advanced cannons that were used in medieval Europe. Cannon were used to destroy fortresses but also could be used for painful deaths on infantry. For example cannonballs were not the only thing put into cannons they also put rocks, glass, and nails.
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Cannons also stopped the use of castles by breaking down the walls. Cannons were important to Europe for many reasons.Cannons were the cause for the fall of Constantinople and maybe even Europe.History was greatly impacted by the use of cannons and they are still used

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