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Years of NR

10,000--3500 BC

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Does a lot change in the NR?

YES

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Neolithic

New Stone Age

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Domestication of

Plants and animals

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Domestication

We learned to use them

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Husbandry

Animal raising

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NR is about

Agriculture and husbandry

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Sedentary

Antonym of nomadic, stay put

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Grow ---, you ----- ----

Food
Stay put

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Farming started in the

Fertile Crescent

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First major crops farmed

Wheat and barley

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8000 BC

Farming in the Fertile Crescent

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Wheat and barley farming moved outwards to -----, farther to ------, and further than that

India
Africa

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5000 BC

Rice is farmed in China

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7000 and 5000 BC

Mesoamericans were growing beans, squash, and maize

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4000 BC

Farming in Europe and Mediterranean

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Why is NR a revolution?

-2nd big human wide pattern in history
-takes place over thousands of years
-bigger populations settled,villages and cities,animal borne diseases,writing,civilization,all derive from farming

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Population in 8000 BC

6 million

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Population in 3000 BC

50 million

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0 AD population

250 million

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Does the NR have a surplus?

Yes

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Have a surplus=

Time for other things

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What are other things they do?

Making weapons, jewelry, pottery, artifacts

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People who do other things

Artisans

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People doing different tasks is called

Specialization of labor

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What do you do with extra food?

Sell it

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Trade encouraged by

Food surplus

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What kind of trade?

Bartering

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Villages around --- near farms

150

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They live in

Neolithic farming villages