Neolithic Timeline Assignment

Timeline created by dmitribrandt
In History
  • 10,000 BCE

    Start of the Neolithic Revolution

    Start of the Neolithic Revolution
    The Neolithic Revolution starts to form where people shift from nomadic hunting and gathering to staying in one spot and farming.
  • Period:
    10,000 BCE
    to
    3,700 BCE

    The Neolithic Age

  • 9,000 BCE

    Technological Advancements (3000 - 9000 BCE)

    Technological Advancements (3000 - 9000 BCE)
    Advancements such as sickles, hammers and millstones are invented and new methods of storing food are put into use, further making the community grow.
  • 9,000 BCE

    Domestication (3000 - 9000 BCE)

    Domestication (3000 - 9000 BCE)
    Animals are domesticated such as sheep at first and later pigs.
  • 7,000 BCE

    Discovery of the Indus Valley (7000 - 3000 BCE)

    Discovery of the Indus Valley (7000 - 3000 BCE)
    The large arable land in the Indus Valley (located in modern day India) and is perfect for early food production.
  • 5,000 BCE

    Early Irrigation Systems (5000 BCE)

    Early Irrigation Systems (5000 BCE)
    As farming expanded, the need for irrigation grew. People in the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in Mesopotamia and the Nile river in Egypt made early forms of irrigation because they couldn’t always rely on the river to flood and grow crops.
  • 4,500 BCE

    The Invention of the Plow (4500 BCE)

    The Invention of the Plow (4500 BCE)
    The plow was invented to replace the sticks early humans used to dig up soil and plant seeds, later animals were used with it.
  • 4,000 BCE

    The Creation of Beer (4000 BCE)

    The Creation of Beer (4000 BCE)
    Beer is brewed in Mesopotamia, where barley is an indigenous crop.
  • 3,700 BCE

    Beginning of the Copper Age (3700 BCE)

    Beginning of the Copper Age (3700 BCE)
    The Neolithic Age starts to transition into the Copper Age as stone tools are being replaced with copper tools.