ganges and indus
what are the two most important rivers in india?
What mountian range has the highest peak in the world?
Strong wind and rain
What is a monsoon?
Who were the first people to live in the Indus River Valley?
Religon and Politics were closly connected
What was so special about modern day Mohenjo-Daro and Harrappa?
Brahans, Kshattiyans, Vaisyans, Sundars, Priahs
What were the 5 major classes in the caste system?
Men- more rights and could own land. Women- Had to jump in a fire if there husband died and couldnt own land.
Describe the differences in the roles of Indian men and women
Brahmans:preist Kashtriyans:warriors Vaisyans: commanders
What kind of people are in each caste system?
is one of the oldest and 3rd largest religon in the world
Hinduism beileves that many gods and goddess combine to make up the _____________, also known as Brahman
Good Karma- When reincarnated move up on a social scale
Bad Karma- When reincarnted move down on a social scale
How does Karma influence a persons life?
8fold path and 4 noble truths
Buddha taught that a person should live life how?
4 Noble Truths
1. Life is full of suffering
2.People suffer because they desire wordly things.
3. The way to end suffering is to stop desiring
4. The only way to stop is to follow eightfold path.
Founded the first Indian Empire
1-9 number symbols, 0, Mapped the stars
Name the three things that India created in math and Science