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History of the firearm

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The firearm was invented in China during the 13th century AD, after the Chinese invented black powder during the 9th century AD. These inventions were later ...

Gun Timeline | History Detectives | PBS

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Gun Timeline. Historical timeline of the development of modern weapons starting at 1364 with the first recorded use of a firearm and ending in 1892 with the ...

Gun History - American Firearms Institute

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Important Dates in Gun History starting from the Han Dynasty thru current day developments Compiled and Researched by the American Firearms Institute.

Timeline Guns - Timelines of History

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Timeline of Guns Return to home. 1000 Gunpowder was invented in China about this time. (V.D.-H.K.p.179) 1250 China began manufacturing guns. (WSJ ...

Firearms History Timeline - Talonsite

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Sep 22, 2013 ... Firearm History Timeline. ... 1750, Contriner of Vienna designed a 15 shot compressed air gun. 1750, The first Kentucky rifles were ...

Colt Manufacturing: A Timeline - tribunedigital-thecourant - Collections

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Aug 19, 2012 ... 1836: Colt obtains U.S. patent for a firearm with a revolving cylinder containing. He builds his first plant in Paterson, N.J., and develops several ...

Rifle History - Rifle Timeline - Popular Mechanics

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Feb 11, 2011 ... The muzzleloading rifle is the oldest firearm on earth. It has been around since the start of the 17th century, yet the past 25 years have ...

Federal Gun Control Legislation - Timeline - Infoplease

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A timeline of gun legislation and organizations from 1791 to the present. ... The following is a timeline of important federal legislation and milestones reached by  ...

Insurrectionism Timeline - Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

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The following timeline catalogs incidents of insurrectionist violence (or the ... Heller, provides testimony to the D.C. Council regarding firearm-related legislation.

6 Timelines That Explain America's Persistent Gun Culture - CityLab

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Dec 17, 2012 ... Trends in gun ownership, attitudes and violence have shifted notably over the past few decades.

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The History of Firearms - A Timeline - Inventors - About.com

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1364: First recorded use of a firearm - shooter lit wicks by hand that ingnited gunpowder that was loaded into the gun barrel. 1400s: Matchlock guns - first ...

The History and Evolution of Guns as Told Through Pictures ...

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Mar 12, 2013 ... This article is part of a series on Guns in America that explores the use ... of firearms — a robust and colorful timeline that dates back centuries.

The Loaded History of Gun Control in America [Interactive Timeline ...

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Oct 15, 2015 ... Included as a fundamental right in the U.S. Constitution, firearms have played a pivotal role in America's history and culture. But federal gun ...