The Neolithic era differed from previous time periods because the people no longer ________.
a. relied on others to fulfill specific roles in society
b. depended only on hunting and gathering for food
c. allowed governments to control their behavior
d. needed to maintain surpluses of food for times of scarcity



b)depended only on hunting and gathering for food. They were able to do this through the domestication of plants and animals and the Neolithic era was the last time period before the Stone Age, when people started using tools.