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  1. 1. What history Interest me II: History of weapons By Jonathan Covarrubias
  2. 2. Early Weapons to Modern Weapons <ul><ul><li>About 400,000 BC, records of the earliest weapons used indicate that spears were among the first. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>40,000-20,000. First form of dart used, would later lead to the bow and arrow. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5,000 BC, Known as the bronze age creates the development of the first daggers which were later to become sowrds. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5,300 BC Marks the first domestication of the horse in Kazakstan. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>800-1300 AD, Gun powder invented in China. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1,200-1,600 AD The technology of firearms develops very rapidly , Egyptians first to use hand cannons. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1750-1800's First rocket deployed and first submarine. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1836, the revolover. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1851-1861 first machine guns. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1884 First fully automatic machine gun </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  1893 The first bullet proof vest. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1909 The first gun silencer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1914, British Introduce the first tank. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1942-1945, The development of the first nuclear bomb as well as the success of testing nuclear weapons. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1952 First hydrogen bomb tested by the U.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1960-2000 First Torpedos by the Soviet union. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1974, First Taser </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Prehistoric Weapons <ul><ul><li>Because of the growing threat from animals some of the earliest weapons included sticks and stones, and clubs and sharpend rocks were used to fight of larger animals. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The club was among one of the first premitive weapons due to how easy it was to handle and it only needed the use of one arm. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Mace was a more sophisticated version of the club that was very efficient in battle because it could damage armor and inflict great damage on enemies. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Copper Age <ul><ul><li>Copper was a huge contributor to the anchient age and would later replace stone. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Copper was also one of the first known metals to man for a long period of time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From Copper then also contributed to the point tops on arrows . </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Bibliography <ul><ul><li>  &quot;Ancient Weapons.&quot; Free Vector Art & Graphics . Web. 28 Apr. 2011. <>. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;History of Weapons.&quot; Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia . Web. 28 Apr. 2011. <>.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  &quot;PSG RebelSquad.&quot; Itch_studios . Web. 28 Apr. 2011. <>. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Timeline: Weapons Technology - 07 July 2009 - New Scientist.&quot; Science News and Science Jobs from New Scientist - New Scientist . Web. 28 Apr. 2011. <>. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utc, 24-Mar-2006 02:27. &quot;$34.5M to Support F-18 Weapons Management Systems.&quot; Defense Industry Daily - Military Purchasing News for Defense Procurement Managers and Contractors . Web. 28 Apr. 2011. <>.    </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Vanguard Players.&quot; Vanguard Players - Official Vanguard Community . Web. 28 Apr. 2011. <> </li></ul></ul>