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Origin and Formation of Society

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Here, it is clear that society begins to make progress since its beginning. Where it took a long period to take shape. There are several stages of development of society. They are given below:

Hunting age

In a backward society, like a wild animal human beings used to live in a forest. They used to live in

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caves at that time and for their foods they hunt animals. Which was not easy to hunt wild animals and even they had no concept of living in a house. Thatswhy, it was called Stone Age or Hunting age.

Animal rearing age

It was not easy to get animals to hunt. They had to wander far and wide in a course of hunting. Slowly as a time spend, rearing animals had been developed in them. So, instead of killing them they start to save animals. Now they had a less problem in getting food.And it was the Animal-rearing age.

Agricultural Age

As a time spend, they come to know that crops could be grown and they found food item like fruits,

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nuts and seeds could be eaten. In this way, people started to grow different kinds of crops. After this they were able to grow food and store for later use, now they start to think about living in a place. Slowly, they occupied land for their permanent settlement and people started to live in one place. This was called the Agricultural Age.

Industrial Age

When development started people begin to discover some metals to make a device for agriculture because of its easiness. From this period, human mind started to produce different goods which they needed. Therefore, due to the establishment of industry, people got job opportunities. And the industry also developed with agriculture.

Age of science and technology

Here we are at an advanced age. As we know it is the age of science and technology. Various systematic discoveries and inventions are here which makes our life easier some of them are the computer, the aeroplane, the internet, radio etc. Transportation and communication have brought the people of world close. We can go anywhere within a short time. Sitting in one place we can see and know about anything. Life has become easier now than in the past. Because of the progress of computer, development of information and communication, the now time is called the age of the computer, age of science and technology and space age. Nowadays people are getting service faster and easier in the field of transformation, communication, agriculture, health education etc.

Basis of the formation of society

  • Security
  • United work
  • Fulfillment of needs
  • Social culture
  • Social thinking/sentiment
  • Help and cooperation
  • Interest/profession. occupation
  • Accountability

 



  •  The society started to make progress since its origin.
  • Hunting age was also called Stone Age .
  • The development of transport and communication has brought the people of the world close.
  • Every aspect of our life  is influenced by the development of science and technology .
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The basis of the formation of society are;

  1. United works 
  2. Social cultural
  3. Security
  4. Help and cooperation 
  5. Social thinking/sentiment   etc .

 Human beings used to live in a forest like a wild animal. That time they used to live in caves and hunt animals for their food which was not easy to hunt wild animals and even they had no idea of living in a house. So, in this way people spend their life in hunting age. 

The difference between  hunting age and animal rearing age;

S.N Hunting age   Animal rearing age
1. They had a problem to get food . 1. They had less problem to get food
2. They wandered far and wide for their prey.  2.They wandered far and wide in a course of hunting .
3. They used to hunt animals for food . 3.They idea of rearing animals developed in them

It is  the age of science and technology .Many scientific discoveries and inventions are here which makes our life easier some of them are the computer, the aeroplane, the internet, radio etc . The development of transport and communication is very important because it has brought the people of world close . Here due to the advancement of computer, development of information and communication, the modern age is called the age of science and technology .

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  • In primitive society, men used to live in a _____ like wild animal.

     city
     home
    Forest
     town 
  • In the Agriculture  Age people grew  various _____ and stored for future use .

     crops
    food
     vegatiable
    fruits 
  • Humans discovered metals that they used to make better  _____ for agriculture .

    metals
    goods
    tools
    things
  • Now, we are in the age of _____  and technology .

    agricultural age 
    industrial 
    Science
    hunting
  • The society started to make _____ since its origin.

    no progress 
    progress
    difficult
    hard
  • life has become _____ now than in past .

    easier
     hard 
     difficult
    intresting
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