From what we know, farming started around 20,000 BCE, and not on purpose.
Where did the leftover seeds and grains go?
When people started realizing that they were the cause of the plants growing, and it was edible and a great source of food, they settled down and began doing it, also known as farming. which they got more food from, had a lot more time on their hands.
Wow this is so much easier! ....Now what?
People started trying different things with the time they had, like painting or making making weapons.
Check out what I made!
Wow man, that is really cool!
People started trading the items they made and wrote records about the transactions.
For that necklace I will give you this sword
Eventually people started to make rules certain things to keep order in the growing towns.
It is settled then, we will have a government and all the laws we discussed will be put in place.