Neolithic Revolution: Turning Point In History

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Neolithic Revolution - The origin and consequences the introduction of agriculture, domestication of animals, and a more sedentary life during the later part of the Stone Age. The most important technological development ever to occur in human history was the domestication of plants (agriculture) and animals (pastoralism). The Neolithic Revolution was a turning point in history because it revolutionized agriculture! Farming lead to homes, which then lead to social classes, specialized jobs, and larger populations which started villages. There were now farmers, and people started to domesticate animals. Culture – A modern concept based on a term first used in classical antiquity by the Roman orator Cicero: "cultura animi" (cultivation of the soul). This non-agricultural…show more content…
A city-state can also be defined as a central city and its surrounding villages, which together follow the same law, have one form of government, and share languages, religious beliefs, and ways of life. Historically this included famed cities like Rome, Athens and Carthage. but today only three sovereign city-states exist: Monaco, Singapore and Vatican City, while two others (Hong Kong and Macau) enjoy a high degree of autonomy despite being under the sovereign rule of another country. Ziggurat – Were massive structures built in the ancient Mesopotamian valley and western Iranian plateau, having the form of a terraced step pyramid of successively receding stories or levels. One of the best-preserved ziggurats is Chogha Zanbil in western Iran. The Sialk ziggurat, in Kashan, Iran, is the oldest known ziggurat, dating to the early 3rd millennium BC. Ziggurat designs ranged from simple bases upon which a temple sat, to marvels of mathematics and construction which spanned several terraced stories and were topped with a

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