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Agrarian Society Notes

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Sociology
Course
SOCY 200
Professor
J.Pease
Semester
Fall

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______________________________________________________________ 1 THE SOCHE BUFF'S GAZETTE Professors Noh et al. 2¢ AGRARIAN SOCIETY 1. What were the main technological innovations of agrarian society? • Subsistence Technology - Plow  Controlled weeds  Maintained fertility of soil • Harnessing animal power - Fertilizer - Permanent fields • Smelting iron - Tools and weapons • Supplied military - Wars of conquest and empire building • Writing and Numerical Systems - Record business activity - Record taxes, rents, etc. - Independent inventions of writing  Sumerians, about 3,000 B.C.E.  Mexicans, about 600 B.C.E. • Population - Huge increase - Empire-building - Highest birth rate  Agricultural economy  Religion  Old-age insurance 2. What, and why, were the main demographic features of agr
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