causes and effects of the neolithic agricultural revolution
Effects of the Neolithic Revolution - Mrs
Additional direct effects of the Neolithic Revolution would include pet ownership (cats, dogs), selective breeding (all farm animals, cereal crops, fruit, and vegetables), the foods that we eat today (e.g. bread, milk, beef, chicken, eggs), the clothes that we wear (wool, cotton, leather), the landscapes of today (massively denuded of trees, and in the Middle East, arid desert caused to some extent by over-farming during the Neolithic Age) and even, as has been suggested, our histories, in that relative agricultural advantages often led to political domination of one society by another in many parts of the globe.
Effects of the Neolithic Revolution
Then, students are given a 2 page article over the Effects of the Neolithic Revolution. Students have 17 minutes to read the article and write down advantages and disadvantages of the switch to farming and agriculture.