The Neolithic Revolution

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Which period is considered the first farming period?

Neolithic

What were the people of the neolithic period called?

Farmers

Why did the first neolithic settlements choose to locate near rivers?

For access to water

What is the main difference between the people of the neolithic period and the people of the paleolithic period?

Neolithic people were sedentary, while paleolithic people were nomads

What is the approximate time period when the neolithic period started?

8000 years before Christ

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Neolithic Period

  • The Neolithic period is considered the first farming period, marking a significant shift from a nomadic, hunter-gatherer lifestyle to one of settled agriculture.
  • The people of the Neolithic period are called Neolithic people or Neolithics.
  • The first Neolithic settlements chose to locate near rivers because rivers provided a constant source of water, fertile soil, and fishing opportunities, making it an ideal location for farming and settlements.

Comparative Analysis: Neolithic vs. Paleolithic Periods

  • The main difference between the people of the Neolithic period and the people of the Paleolithic period is that Neolithic people practiced settled agriculture, whereas Paleolithic people were nomadic hunter-gatherers.

Timeline of the Neolithic Period

  • The Neolithic period started approximately around 10,000 BCE, marking the beginning of a new era in human history.

Test your knowledge about the Neolithic period and its significance in human history. Explore topics such as the advent of agriculture, the discovery of cattle farming, and the advancements made by men and women during this period.

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