Achievements Of The Neolithic Revolution

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Tania Covarrubias
Research Prospectus
Dee Kille
November 30, 2017
Neolithic Revolution The Neolithic revolution has influenced encompassing the centuries 13,000 B.C to 5000 B.C in many continents changed society from hunter-gatherer to agriculture. Along with this came change in life style, human dynamics and population. Throughout its discovery revealed down faults and successes that created our current agriculture. Discoveries such as clothing, wovel, makeup products were essential for individuals. Neolithic Revolution is one of human kinds greatest successes but also brought tragedy into the form of disease that killed wide swaths of people.
Looking back at time around 13,000 B.C., it was the time when humans began to specialize in
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Around 7000 B.C, South-East Asia and southern China, were farming chickens by the same time, West Asia and Egypt. started to use sheep for other practices.
Later, it was revealed there were practices agriculture taken place in further parts of the world. About 8000 BC, “South American people in Ecuador and Peru were growing squash and potatoes, and soon after that they were growing chili peppers and corn. In Brazil they grew yuca root and peanuts, instead. Around 7000 BC, people were growing rye for rye bread and planting apple trees in Central Asia. People were growing wheat and barley at Mehrgahr in what’s now Pakistan and all over India” (Carr). Around 7000 B.C. migrants from Western Asia had voyaged to introduce farming to southern eastern Europe. During this time for Europe, as a society were still practicing the “traditional hunter-gatherer” technique (Noble 8). It wasn’t till after that 6000 B.C. and 4500 B.C. Agriculture expanded to the rest of Europe.
By 6000 BC, people in southern China and possibly some people in Japan were growing rice. Then about 5000 BC, South Americans added beans to their squash and corn. By 5500 BC, people in Central Asia had also tamed the wild aurochs and turned them into cattle, which they kept for both meat and milk (and yogurt and cheese). By 6000 BC West Asian people were planting olive orchards to get olive oil.
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