Agricultural Development

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Hunting and Gathering

1

Small nomadic groups hunt animals,fish, and gather nuts and roots.

Neolithic Revolution

2

Groups begin to stop hunting and gathering and they settle down and plant crops.

Vegetative Planting

3

People begin to reproduce plants by direct cloning of preexisting plants.

Seed Agriculture

4

People begin to plant using seeds to grow crops annually.

Colombian Exchange

5

People begin to trade pants and animals between Native Americans and the pilgrims that came with Columbus.

Second Agricultural Revelution

6

Technology from the Industrial Revolution is used to help plant crops. Fields are now twice or three times the size but require the same amount of work.

Enclosure

7

The process of putting fences around areas of farmland and giving ownership to someone. Violence is usually involved because of the boarders.

Crop Rotation

8

The process of changing what crops grow in which fields in order to keep from exhausting the soil is put in place.