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The Neolithic Revolution The Rise of Farming Society (10,000 – 5,000 BCE)
What Was Life Like Before the Neolithic Revolution?
Life Before the Neolithic Revolution Nomadic – Constantly moving, lived as hunter gatherers. Moved according to season and migrating animals Technology – Tools for digging, spears, knives, and clubs Art - Cave paintings, carvings, and jewelry
Limitations to Nomadic Life Possessions – Only what you can carry No permanent housing Slow population growth
Limitations to Nomadic Life Constant Labor – Since people were constantly moving and struggling to survive advancements in technology were extremely slow
Quick Write What advantages do you think a farming society have over a nomadic society?
What Changes Occurred During the Neolithic Revolution?
Neolithic Revolution Switched from nomadic lifestyle to farming society Established permanent homes = progress, advancements in technology, altered surrounding environment
Domestication Dogs, goats, pigs, horses Tame vs. Domestication Used for labor, transportation, and food
Key Things to Remember… The Neolithic revolution didn’t happen abruptly, but emerged gradually as a result of trial and error It first appeared in a few places, not everywhere Most people didn’t go through it at first, and some still haven’t