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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

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NR led to

Population explosion

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More food? ------ = --------

Live longer
More kids

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NR also had change in

People and environment interaction

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They are subject to

Environment

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Neolithic start controlling over -------- more and more

Environment

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Why does NR happen when it does?

11,000 years ago-- last Ice Age ended

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Ice Ages caused

Warmer/wetter conditions-- better for grains

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Causation

Means what caused what

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More or less gender equality in the NR?

Less

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------ begins in the NR

Patriarchy

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Men started -----/----- more than women

Farming/herding

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Women labor

Child raising, weaving cloth, turning milk to cheese

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Population explosion means that there are more ------ which means more time at -----, --------- them

Children
Home
Raising

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-------- ---------, Turkey

Catal Huyuk

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CH produced

Wheat, barley, and peas

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CH raised

Sheep and cattle

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CH has high skilled workers that

Created jewelry, mirrors, pottery, and baskets

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Population in CH

6,000--8,000 people

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Art depicts

Animals and religion

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Charcoal --- and animal ----- in CH

Mud
Blood

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Statue in CH

The Seated Woman

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Some think the Seated Woman is a

Fertility goddess

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Many --------------- statues in Neolithic and Paleolithic

Fertility goddess

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Venus Of Wilendorf

Fertility goddess statue from Paleolithic

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Pastoralists

Depended on animals' milk, meat, and blood more than grains

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Pastoralists had less impact on ------- that farming

Environment

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Some people domesticate ----- in ------ but ------- them

Animals
Herds
Follow

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Pastoralists are

Nomadic

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Similar to the Paleolithic but pastoralists' herds belong to the ------

Pastoralists