Changes From The Paleolithic To The Neolithic Age Essay

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Changes From The Paleolithic To The Neolithic Age


There were changes that occurred from the Paleolithic Period to the Neolithic. Small
changes were made in this time, from the culture, to bigger changes like economics, and
agriculture. How did man deal with these changes and what kind of impact did it have on
society?


The Paleolithic Period is the earliest time period man has been alive, and the longest of
the Stone Age's. It dates from 2,000,000 B.C to 10,000 BC The people of the Paleolithic
Period lived simple lives, which consisted primarily of survival. Man's life was simply to
hunt, eat, and survive, while the woman's job was to gather and watch over the children.


The people of the Paleolithic Age were mostly nomads. To survive they had to travel
everywhere, and follow the migration of animals; as the animals were there primary food
source. Whenever they decided to stay, they lived mostly in caves, tree trunks, and those
types of shelter. They had to eat, and to do that they had to kill the animals. They did
this by using tools as weapons. The tools were mainly stone, bone, and ivory. They could
make the weapons into hatchets, knives, and spearheads. The use of tools is one important
development that took place in this time period.

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