Transitions Of Agriculture And Industrialization During The Late 1900 ' S

1576 Words Dec 17th, 2016 7 Pages
Throughout history, more specifically 5000 BCE to the late 1900’s, many cultures throughout Europe and the colonies were put through adversity. For instance, Foragers, around 10,000 BC made the transition from foraging to agriculture. They were put through challenges such as not finding food, that forced them into staying in one spot longer and pick up the skill of agriculture. One of the more important transitions in Family history, was the Industrialization, more specifically Great Britain, families were faced with a completely new change for the most part due to the cotton industry as well as the change from the household economy to the wage based economy. In this essay, I will be explained why these transitions of foraging to agriculture, and the Industrialization were the most important turning points in the history of family. As well as how these transitions had a ripple effect on families and their unique gender roles.
Foragers survived by going place to place like stated before, to find food to survive. They were very mobile and the men mostly hunted for food, their food was divided between the group and most important the mother of their offspring which mostly cared for the offspring, while the men were out hunting. In Maynes and Waltner, they describe that archeologists found, evidence was shown from artifacts that show female figurines that seem to empathize procreation sites (1). Men would then have to go provide food for himself as well as the others to…

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