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Arts and Humanities
Ancient India, Confucianism, and Daoism
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What is the Dao?
That life should be lived in harmony in nature
Who is known as "First Teacher"?
What is discussed in the Analects?
Education and ritual
Who recorded the analects?
According to Daoism, what must be balanced?
Yin and Yang
What is yin and yang?
Yin is a female that is dark, cold and quiet. Yang is a male force which is bright, warm and active.
According to Confucius, what brings order to society?
Who supports the idea that life should be lived in harmony with nature?
According to Confucius, what are two ways people could learn values and good behavior?
By following filial piety and order/harmony
What is filial piety?
devotion of children to their parents
What is the title of Laozi's book of beliefs?
Dao De Jing
According to Confucius, what would filial piety, earned through proper behavior, lead to?
The filial piety is the source of all virtues to Confucius. If you followed it, it would model how you act in other relationships.
Where did the people of the Indus Valley store their surplus crops?
What are the most known cities in the Indus River Valley?
Mohenjo, dara, lothal, harapa
What did the early Indus Valley carve on the stone seals that leads archaeologists to believe they practiced Hinduism?
They had a picture of someone meditating.
What is one crop that was first grown in the Indus River Valley?
What is a monsoon?
A seasonal wind that sometimes brings water.
Who were the first to settle in the Indus Valley?
Dravidians who were from a lost island
Why were citadels built?
In ancient India, where did the first civilizations arise?
What word means a fortified area?
What caused the ancient Indian civilization to disappear?
no one knows
On what did early farming villages in India depend?
the summer monsoon
Which physical feature separates the subcontinent of India from the rest of Asia?
What did the Indus River Valley people use to identify their goods?
Why were Indus Valley people so good at trade?
They had an accurate system of weights and measures.
Yes or No: Were scholars able to learn a lot about the early Indus civilization by reading the writing they found?
Do we believe the Dravidians came from?
Yes or No: Did the Indus River Valley people invent dice?
What river flows nearly 1500 miles across the northern part of the subcontinent of India?
How do archaeologists know that the Indus River Valley had an organized government?
They had a sewage system, built buildings and roads in a grid, and had an accurate system of weights and measures.
What was a major religion in India?
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