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The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #1 (11:10)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 02:43 Where did early humans tend to settle and why? Can you think of an example of how this affects humans today?
  2. 03:12 What evidence do we have that foragers “had it pretty good”?
  3. 05:31 What are some advantages and disadvantages of agriculture? (Hint! You may want to make a T-chart here to list these as John Green will jump back and forth.)
  4. 09:35 John Green tells you there is evidence that more than 13,000 years ago, humans in Southern Greece domesticated snails. What claim is this evidence meant to support?
  5. 10:00 According to the video, what are some of the negative consequences of agriculture?