Why was the wheelbarrow invented?

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According to the Discovery Channel's Curiosity website, the wheelbarrow was invented to transport heavy objects and to serve as a mobile barrier against China’s enemies. The first wheelbarrow did not have handles.

According to Discovery Channel, the wheelbarrow has been around since the second century A.D. This one-wheeled cart is an invention of a Chinese military general named Jugo Liang.

Wheelbarrows are commonly used for gardening and construction. Household Tips by Fun Times Guide presents creative uses for wheelbarrows. Uses include using one to display items for sale during a yard sale, for hauling dirt, serving as a rack to store outdoor items, and transporting pet dogs or cats.

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the wheel barrow was invented so people didn't have too carry things a long distance. because people would injured there backs badly most of the time. If this isn't what u r after
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I often wonder why it was invented. I mean what need where they trying to satisfy when they invented that? Sometimes an invention is the result of an accident like x-ray photography
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The Chinese invented the wheel barrow to carry the rice from the rice fields to their
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The earliest wheelbarrows were used around 200 AD by soldiers in the armies of Chuko Liang, a Chinese general. They were used to transport supplies along narrow embankments. The source
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