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Primary economic activities

Fishing, ranching, etc. (activities closest to the ground)

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Secondary economic activities

Taking primary products and changing them (processed foods)

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Tertiary economic activities

Service industry (salespeople, clerks, etc.)

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Quaternary economic activities

Information or exchange of money or goods

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Quinary economic activites

Research or higher education

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Agriculture

Deliberate tending of crops and livestock to produce food, feed, and fiber

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Plant domestication

Breeding plants for domestic/consumable use

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Root crops

Crops reproduced by cultivating roots or cuttings from plants

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Seed crops

Plants reproduced by cultivating seeds

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First agricultural revolution

First domestication of seed plants in the fertile crescent

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Animal domestication

Domestication of animals for usage of pets, food, etc.

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Subsistence agriculture

Growing only enough food to sustain themselves and their families; not entering into the cash economy

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Shifting cultivation

Moving from place to place in search of better land

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Slash-and-burn agriculture

Burning vegetation in an area so that the ash contributes to soil fertility

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Second Agricultural Revolution

Advances in agricultural technologies such as fertilizers in the 17th and 18th centuries