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1

to change the behavior of a population of animals or plants in ways that are useful to humans

domesticate

2

more than people need to feed themselves

surplus

3

to spend most of one's time working at a craft

specialize

4

a complete change in ways of thinking, working or living

revolution

5

When the last Ice Age ended, about 12,000 years ago, a long period of ____ began

global warming

6

Early people wanted to change their environment so that it would _____

Produce more food

7

______ appeared independently in different areas of the world.

Farming

8

Historians call the remarkable shift from hunting to farming _______

revolution

9

Çatalhöyük is one of the oldest known

Porto-City settlements

10

Name two other ways in which life for farmers was better than life for hunter-gatherers.

Farmers could have surplus food and focus on other things. The farmers could start a settlement and didn't have to move.