The Neolithic Revolution

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The Neolithic Revolution

One of the biggest turning points in history was the Neolithic Revolution. This was the transition from the Paleolithic period of history to the Neolithic period. The major point was the agricultural part. This made it possible for villages to be built. Because of that, people stopped being nomads. This was the biggest point of the Neolithic Revolution.

Before the Neolithic Revolution, people were nomadic and moved around from place to place following food. Their source of food was hunting and gathering. The Neolithic Revolution started with the beginning of farming. Also with the domestication of animals. Something else that changed with the Neolithic Revolution was the art. Neolithic art became bigger, and pottery became more common. Clothing also changed. It was detailed with beads during the Neolithic period. Also, the tools became more advanced. For example, tools became sharper and smoother. They also developed hand axes and spears. They also developed weaving in the Neolithic period.

A lot of things advanced and progressed with the Neolithic Revolution. Things like food, shelter, clothing and tools. Mankind went through a major change with the Neolithic Revolution. It prompted the development of social classes and new technologies. It also made it possible for the Egyptian, Mesopotamian and Indian Empires to start. The Neolithic Revolution is arguably the most important revolution in the history of mankind.

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