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According to (Henslin, 2019, p.490), social change is the alteration of societies and cultures, overtime. It refers to any significant alteration in behavior patterns, cultural values, and norms, overtime. Significant alteration means changes that result in profound social consequences. Most human societies develop along the same trajectory historically. Humans began as gatherers and hunters, after which they grew horticultural and pastoralism. Afterward, agrarian communities typically start developing, followed finally by an industrialization period. Some societies remain at a specific stage for long periods, while others do not pass through some steps. Other cultures jump stages because of advancement from different cultures. Hunters and gatherers' lifestyle was the consumption of both wild plants and animals. They moved from place to place and had non-hierarchical systems with very low population densities. Pastoralist is also nomadic societies whose primary means of consumption are domesticated
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