Agricultural Revolution Impact On Society

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Agricultural Revolution is the term used for the impact that agriculture had on the Neolithic Society. Agriculture started 10,000 years ago (during the Neolithic Revolution). Prior, to agriculture, early humans had to forage and hunt food. Forging and hunting food allowed early humans to move, not ever staying in one place. Agriculture allowed for the early humans to settle in one place, mainly near a body of water, so that crops could be properly watered. This action was crucial to Neolithic humans because it was the beginning of a different type of societies. Agriculture development impacted Neolithic societies in the Near East by trade, steady food source, increase in population, social classes, and the rise of civilization began to form during the Agricultural Revolution, consequently changing life of the Neolithic human.

Scholars suggest that agriculture started over 10,000 years ago in an area called the Fertile Crescent, in what we now called the Middle East. The environmental change in the Near East was quite successful, providing, necessary weather conditions for certain types of agriculture .Human migration was the result, of the ending of the ice age. The ice melting in
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Agriculture gave way to sedentary living; this changed the way humans interacted with each other, leading to civilization. The steady food source allotted humans the opportunity to grow in population without the worry of starvation. Social classes were developed and allowed different job for humans, therefore allowing humans to think about advancements in technology instead of hunting and forging. Trading began an economic revolution. According to scholars research shows that this started in the Near East, therefore the first major impact was to the near
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