Chinese Gunpowder


The invention of gunpowder has revolutionized the way wars are fought and how we celebrate special holidays. With the invention gunpowder empires sought to expand their borders. This created cultural diffusion in many unsettled parts of Southeast Asia. Gunpowder also helped the effort in modernizing many lagging countries. This too created more cultural diffusion in many parts of China. Gunpowder has changed China’s culture boundaries and has evolved China into a diverse country.


Helmenstine, Anne M. “Gunpowder Facts And History.” About.com Chemistry. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 May 2013.




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