Chinese Inventions : Wheelbarrow

"Anu" Anmol Uppal and Brea Butler

WHAT IS IT

  • The Chinese wheelbarrow had only only one wheel
  • It was made of wood
  • two handles to role it

WHO MADE IT


  • According to many Chinese texts the Chinese Prime Minister Zhuge Liang should be getting the credit for invention of wheelbarrows.

WHO USES IT

  • Farmer used it to take goods to the market or trading centers that were made.
  • Construction workers used it to carry heavy loads of supplies that were needed
  • Soldiers used it to pick up injured or dead people from the battlefield

HOW DID IT AFFECT THE PEOPLE?

The wheelbarrow helped the ancient Chinese people bring and move there goods to sell or trade with no difficulties(trouble). Only some people were allowed to use it. For example: farmers builders and soldiers. It was very useful for the people who used the wheelbarrow.

Wheelbarrow - Wiki Article

Citations (pictures)

The Wheelbarrow

?, ?. ?. "Wheelbarrow." Compass And Wheelbarrow. Slideshare, 09 Dec. 2008. Web. 12 Dec. 2012.

Using A Wheelbarrow

Stoddard, John L. "China. Part 11." China. Part 11. China - John L. Stoddard's Lectures (BOOK), 04 Jan. 2004. Web. 12 Dec. 2012.

Inventor

?, ?. ?. "FigBash Steps Out." FigBash Steps Out. IBM Corporate Service Corps, 21 Aug. 2012. Web. 12 Dec. 2012.