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  1. Key terms. Term. Definition. Neolithic Period. from neo (new) + lithos (stone), the “new stone age” is the time period starting about 11,000 when humans began developing smaller, more refined tools. Neolithic Revolution. the emergence of agriculture during the Neolithic Period. agriculture. the practice of raising domesticated plants or ...

  2. Neolithic humans discovered how to cultivate plants and domesticate animals. They also invented writing, pottery and weaving. The agricultural revolution in the early Neolithic era had a profound impact on the human species. The wheel is also believed to have been invented in the Neolithic period.

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  3. The Neolithic Revolution or Neolithic Demographic Transition, sometimes called the Agricultural Revolution, was the wide-scale transition of many human cultures from a lifestyle of hunting and gathering to one of agriculture and settlement, allowing the ability to support an increasingly large population. [1]

  4. The Neolithic revolution was a crucial change in the ways of life of humanity , in which one goes from a nomadic lifestyle to a sedentary one, which also entails an economic transformation, from a collecting economy to an economy producer. Although it is known as "revolution", historians insist that it was a rather gradual change , which ...

  5. Neolithic Revolution and the birth of agriculture. Read the passages below and answer the question. The Agricultural Revolution certainly enlarged the sum total of food at the disposal of humankind, but the extra food did not translate into a better diet or more leisure. Rather, it translated into population explosions and pampered elites.

  6. The Neolithic Revolution was a slow and gradual transformation of human society and culture and was thousands of years long. T. F. Answer: T - it is important to note this change did not happen overnight, white crops and livestock became domesticated hunting was still a large part of human diets and activities.

  7. The Neolithic Period, also called the New Stone Age, is the final stage of cultural evolution or technological development among prehistoric humans. The stage is characterized by stone tools shaped by polishing or grinding, dependence on domesticated plants or animals, settlement in permanent villages, and the appearance of such crafts as ...

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