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Agricultural Revolution

Agricultural Revolution

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Agricultural Revolution

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  1. Agricultural Revolution

  2. End of Glacial Period – 10,000 YBP

  3. Hunter –Gatherer life • Slow Population growth • Extinction of large Mammals • Plant Domestication – accident? • Selective breeding • Likely cause was environmental What Happened?

  4. The fertile crescent

  5. Domesticated Animals • Sheep • Pigs • Cows • Fowl/Chickens • Goats • Turkeys • Camels • Horses • Dogs • Llamas/Alpacas • Zebu • Guinea Pigs • Cats • Buffalo (African/Asian)

  6. Larger Communities • Farming = more work • Domestication of Animals • Specialization • Art & metal work • Government • Reduction in female power Effect

  7. 13000 YBP - <2 million people 5000 BC – ~10 million people 1000 BC – 50-100 million people Conclusion: Slow and Steady WHY? Population Explosion?