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After the Chinese invented black powder during the 9th century, these inventions were later ... The earliest depiction of a gun is a sculpture from a cave in Sichuan dating to the 12th century of a Chinese figure carrying a vase-shaped bombard ...

www.nramuseum.com/gun-info-research/a-brief-history-of-firearms.aspx

The origin of gunpowder is unknown, and may have occurred in China, ... The first gun to combine all three components was the matchlock, in the early 1400's.

www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/technique/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 introduction of ...

www.thoughtco.com/history-of-firearms-1992122

Oct 13, 2016 ... Since the introduction of the flintlock musket in the 17th century, military small arms have gone through a series of significant changes over the ...

www.theblaze.com/news/2013/03/12/the-history-and-evolution-of-guns-as-told-through-pictures

Mar 12, 2013 ... This article is part of a series on Guns in America that explores the use of firearms in our country and the debate over gun control. This is an ...

www.americanfirearms.org/gun-history

Important Dates in History of Guns, starting from the Han Dynasty thru current day developments from the first guns to today's super firearms.

www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/g1002/the-11-most-important-guns-in-history

Nov 25, 2012 ... Firearms have evolved constantly ever since their start around 800 years ago. From primitive hand cannons to automatic weapons, here are the ...

www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2011/09/the-secret-history-of-guns/308608

The Ku Klux Klan, Ronald Reagan, and, for most of its history, the NRA all worked to control guns. The Founding Fathers? They required gun ownership— and ...

www.washingtonpost.com/national/history-of-gun-control-legislation/2012/12/22/80c8d624-4ad3-11e2-9a42-d1ce6d0ed278_story.html

Dec 22, 2012 ... 1934. Spurred by the bloody “Tommy gun” era ushered in by Al Capone, John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd, and Bonnie and ...