Trading in the Paleolithic and Neolithic Eras
By kendylkirtley, Updated
How trading was a big part of peoples lives... in the Neolithic Era.
I wonder if he has some flint for a fire... never mind, he wouldn't give it to me if I asked.
I don't want to trade with anyone-I want to eat! It's one man for himself!
In the Paleolithic Era, the people didn't care about trading. They were just worried about themselves and how they could survive, not how they could trade.
In the Neolithic Era, Trading was a big part of life. People were constantly traveling to sell their goods.
I trade bowls for food for my family and I's survival. I ride across the desert all the time, so I can tell people what's going on in my village!
Instead of traveling everywhere to trade, I stay in one place. Whoever comes to my village tells me the best news and buys my tools!
These changes with trading were important because as time passed, people began to use more things, which caused them to think of even better ideas than before, and people learned more about the world while exchanging goods. We still trade today, but with money and products.
That'll be 50 cents.
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