How Did The Agricultural Revolution Affect Human Population

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The Agricultural Revolution had many temporary and lasting effects on the human population. As groups of people migrated throughout the world agriculture did too. Agriculture made people began staying in one place, populations grew, and social classes formed. Because of the Agricultural revolution, we are able to mass produce food products today. The effects of the agricultural revolution have continued all the was into the present

As the human population began to grow, it became hard for large groups of people to continue moving around often. Before the Agricultural revolution, hunter gathers, when not hunting, had a lot of free time. Part of this free time lead to population increases and more people to feed. Agriculture sustained large
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Large groups that were once migrating hunter gathers, now began to settle in areas, usually near the coast or other bodies of water. By staying in one area, humans learned how to improved agricultural techniques, growing and planting seeds better. Early humans also learned to domesticate certain plant and animals, further improving their agriculture. With a more constant supply of food, and. permanent settlements, it was easier for the population to increase. As populations continued to increase in these settled areas, over time, they grew into civilizations.

Small hunter gather settlements eventually grew into civilizations. These civilization's revolved around agriculture and the domestication of certain plants and animals. Within these early human civilizations social classes were eventually formed. The separation of men and women roles was a very important part of these early civilizations. Women took on the agriculture, while the men continued to hunt. Women provided the most food through agriculture, as well as other small task. Social classes were also later formed within these
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