History 04 Lesson 80


Chess was mostly liked and played by the nobility. But some of the poorer people played it. It teaches strategy and consequences of our actions. Also, it teaches time perspective. It is a two-player game. Each player has 16 game pieces. With 8 pawns, 2 bishops, 2 knights, 2 rooks, 1 queen, and 1 king. The queen is the strongest person in the game BUT the king is the most important. You have to try to capture the other player’s king.


The arquebus was a gun some of the first guns. The arquebus was the first guns with a trigger mechanism and the first rifle. Some arquebuses were like pistols like the ones that you would see pirates have in movies.

The printing press-

It was officially invented by Johann Gutenberg in 1440. In was invented in Strasbourg France.

The mainspring-

The mainspring was a little piece of metal that could be wound up into a coil and that coil stored energy. So over time it would uncoil and someone put in a little contraption and it would tick like a clock and it was the first portable clock. That’s it!

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