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Silk Road Fireworks

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Hunter Pape

on 1 April 2011

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Transcript of Silk Road Fireworks

Ancient Fireworks On The Silk Road Fireworks originated in ancient china during the second century when a cook acidentally mixed together some ingredients causing an explosion They made Fireworks by putting gunpowder in bamboo shoots along with spices and metalic powder to give it color Gunpowder was used to launch up the rocket and then extra materials like
iron powder and spices were used to make a colorful display of explosions
in the night skysalt petre, sulphur, charcoal Fireworks were created in ancient China about in the 2nd century years ago to scare away evil spirits, and where used for celebratons. these important events and and parties as Chinese New Year and the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival were and still are times when fireworks are always seen. What they were used for then
Then
Fireworks were invented in ancient China in the 12th century to scare away evil spirits
Now
they are used for entertainment and fun such as on the forth of july or the new year How they were invented
A cook discovered fireworks accidentally. In the year 1161, the Chinese used explosives for the first time in warfare. they invented cannons and guns. They also used gunpowder to make primitive flamethrowers and even explosive mines and multiple-stage rockets.
The use of gunpowder in weapons gave those with access to the technology a greater ability to protect themselves from enemies or to conquer. It affected the power of many countries in the world. Chinese firearms, fireworks and gunpowder were some of the items traded along the Silk Road from asia to europe Chinese Firework Festival
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