Compare And Contrast Paleolithic And Neolithic Societies

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Though Paleolithic and Neolithic societies were different in the fact that one had a hunter-gatherer dynamic and the other was a farming society, and Neolithic had more diseases, they were similar in time period because they were both early societies. Paleolithic and Neolithic societies were different because one was a hunter-gatherer the other was early farming. Paleolithic societies had hunter-gatherers and they were pre-farming. Neolithic societies were early farmers who did not have very good tools. Therefore, Paleolithic and Neolithic times were different due to how they gathered food. Neolithic people were introduced to new diseases. With the introduction of farming animals came the introduction of new illnesses. Having animals in such close contact made the people sick with diseases that they could not form antibodies against. In conclusion, Neolithic people were introduced to new illnesses from farm animals.…show more content…
Paleolithic humans were the first homo sapiens, common humans, and they were around for c. 2,588,000 years. A few hundred thousand years into their reign, some of their population began settling and choosing to farm and raise animals instead of hunting and gathering. Those people who stayed became the first in the Neolithic societies. Thus, the earliest homo sapiens were Paleolithic and Neolithic people. In conclusion, while Paleolithic and Neolithic societies were both early time periods, they were different because Neolithic society was made up of farmers with new diseases and Paleolithic people were hunters and gatherers without so many

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