Being able to settle in one area like an urbanized society was a big advantage. They did not have to constantly be moving area from place to place and also they could grow large amounts of food. Although growing your own crops is very hard, its better than moving around and they had a pretty good chance of supporting themselves for a lifetime. In an urbanized society they often had surplus so they had more spare time and that was a big advantage because that allowed people to develop technology like pottery and trade that for other valuable items. In a foraging society, they did not have a lot of spare time because they spent most of their time
The differences that occurred between the New England and the Chesapeake region that evolved them into two distinct societies were social and economic development based on the geographic factors around the region The social differences between the New England and Chesapeake region were, in the New England region, they came with their families and communities; they had an organic view with their society, and needed each other to survive. They also came for religious freedom and to start a new life in the new world. The population in the New England region was also much larger than the Chesapeake, since they came with their family and not as individuals. Those in the New England region also planned to stay for a long time to build up a society. While in the Chesapeake region, they came for economic gain by setting up plantations to grow a cash crop and had a atomistic view on their society.
Noel Hawkins Michelle Jones AP world history 7/24/13 Chapter Three Around 3200 b.c. egalitarian villages to big for socially stratified cities were made possible by an intensification of agriculture in which part of the population produced more food than was needed for its own subsistence. This surplus food could sustain everyone so not everyone had to be a farmer anymore. In uruk and other parts of the world a ruling elite would distribute the food. This made intensification which divide the rich and the poor: rulers and farmers.
Parsons believes this changed occurred due to society changing what it needs. Society need to change due to geographic mobility due to factories being created in one area and knocked down in another. Therefore people have to be able to just up roots and “follow the work”. The mobility would be a lot easier for a nuclear family than an extended family due to the fact that there are less people to move. Secondly there was a high demand for a socially mobile workforce.
The industrial also encouraged a huge migration within countries. Families were moving from the countryside to the city for better opportunities. The industrial revolution produced new social classes. Now people were not both rich and part of the aristocrats lifestyle or extremely poor. The classes were more spread out and
The picture implies that the technology used by farmers had become more and more popular, causing most farmers to take part in Bonanza farming in which they would harvest larger amounts of land in order to participate in large-scale commercial farming. Document J, written by Williams J. Bryan, infers that the cities heavily rely on the farms, but the farms do not rely on the cities in return. He mentions this due to the fact that typically those in the cities longed for the gold standard to take place whereas the farming class preferred the inflation of currency through the
The social interactions and cultural events showed me parts of our area I may not have known existed. It’s sad that there is so much beauty around us, so much to do and see, and yet so few of the residents of our area actually visit their own backyards. We live in a wonderful area rich with culture and education and yet I go on vacation to other parts of the US rather than explore what’s right in front of me.
Food can be grown next to or shipped to cities due to agriculture advances. The amount of people who can live in one square mile is inconceivable to hunters and gatherers. If the whole population of the world today were solely hunters and gatherers there would not be enough wild plants and game to support the Earth’s massive population. Hunters and gathers must roam the countryside for food. A small population must cover a large area because of the constant search for food.
The only way this can happen is if you actually get to communicate and socialize with the person. In a large city you hardly ever are going to try and communicate with people you pass on the street or you meet at the store. In large cities most people are to busy to try and make friends when they are out and about. They would rather just pretend your not there and go with on with there own business. On the contrary, in a small town it is not considered impolite to start small talk with people and eventually build up your connection with them.
Finally, large companies such as American Air Filters have set up factories in rural areas making it more attractive for people to relocate to the area e.g Cramlington. The pull factors associated with counter-urbanisation also have a large impact within the process, for example houses in smaller settlements in rural areas are often less densely populated than those in the larger cities such as Birmingham. People believe that living in locations that are quieter and with less pollution will improve their quality of life. Additionally, some rural settlements such as Cramlington have had improvements in their communication service which makes it easier for people to live and work in these less populated areas. Furthermore, there have been improvements with road and rail links so that it is easier to transport into work in the urbanised areas from the rural areas.