Why was the development of early agricultural techniques a crucial evolutionary step? Discover how early farming techniques transformed Neanderthal Man.
- The last ice age ended 12,000 years ago and was a turning point in the cultural evolution of man.
- At the end of the last ice age, favorable environmental conditions allowed man to settle in one place and end their nomadic lifestyles.
- Over time, communities grew and man began cultivating plants and domesticating animals for food.
- As human civilization developed, man began to understand and use nature to their advantage and the landscape was transformed.
Around 10,000 BC
The end of the last ice age, 12,000 years ago, was a turning point in the cultural evolution of man.
The Origin of Agriculture
Before 12,000 years ago, humans were hunter-gatherers.
Our ancestors survived by staying on the move, leading a nomadic lifestyle to gather plants and hunt animals across ...
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