Iron

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Friends

Assyrians
Celts
Han Dynasty
Hitties
Holy Roman Empire
United States
United States (Modern)
Zhou Dynasty

Technology

I was first used for beads, tools and other cast iron goods. Later I was used more popularly for weaponry such as swords. Using me to make weaponry spread rapidly throughout Central Asia to Europe. In modern times I have been used for the framing of many buildings.

Culture

I have been used by many different cultures in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and America.

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Blog

Blog 1: 1500 BC I start to replace bronze weaponry in the Near East. 1300 BC smelting techniques are formed in Anatolia. 1200 BC I am used for forging tools in West Africa and it is not until 200 AD I become popular in South Africa. 1100 BC I am used alot by the Hitties in Central Asia. Mostly for weaponry.
Blog 2: Around 200 BC technology using me makes its way to Europe and it is not until 1585 that i am found in North America.

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The Wall

All images found on google.com
"iron and steel industry." Britannica Student Encyclopedia. 2007. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 10June2007<http://www.britannica.com/ebi/article-202994>.
"Iron Age." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2007. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 2 June 2007
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