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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
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