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Social Studies, INDIA
In what mountains does the Indus River…
Into what body of water does the Indus…
Through what country does the Indus Ri…
In what ways is the Indus River like t…
Himalayas
Arabian Sea
Pakistan
It's both a blessing and a curse to farmers
In what mountains does the Indus River…
Himalayas
Into what body of water does the Indus…
Arabian Sea
10 terms
Social studies/ ancient India
Siddartha Gautama
Fasting
Meditation
The Buddha
The prince that questioned the meaning of human life.
Going without food.
Focusing the mind on spiritual ideas
" The enlightened one
Siddartha Gautama
The prince that questioned the meaning of human life.
Fasting
Going without food.
11 terms
Social Studies, INDIA
Subcontinent
Natural Barrier
River system
Monsoon
A large landmass that is smaller than a continent.
Geographic features that make travel and communication diffic…
Consists of a main river and all of it's branches.
A seasonal wind pattern.
Subcontinent
A large landmass that is smaller than a continent.
Natural Barrier
Geographic features that make travel and communication diffic…
8 terms
Social Studies: India
Brahmaputra River
Deccan Plateau
Eastern and Western Ghats
Ganges River
The river provides fertile soil.... it has cold, clear water, an…
In some parts of this raised area between two mountain ranges…
Between them lies the Deccan Plateau. The Western Ghats are h…
It starts in the Himalaya Mountains. The river makes its way…
Brahmaputra River
The river provides fertile soil.... it has cold, clear water, an…
Deccan Plateau
In some parts of this raised area between two mountain ranges…
17 terms
Social studies india
Ganges river
Hinduism
Castle system
1.2 billion
Flows across northern India and into Bangladesh. Sacred to th…
The dominant religion of India.
Divided Indian society into groups based on a persons birth o…
How many people live in India.
Ganges river
Flows across northern India and into Bangladesh. Sacred to th…
Hinduism
The dominant religion of India.
10 terms
Social Studies India
Aryans
Ashoka The Great
Brahman
Buddha
Indus River Valley civilization from about 1500 B.C.
Leader of the Mauryan Empire in 270 B.C.
the life-force, creator and destroyer in Hinduism
Siddhartha Gautama after his enlightement
Aryans
Indus River Valley civilization from about 1500 B.C.
Ashoka The Great
Leader of the Mauryan Empire in 270 B.C.
12 terms
India - Social Studies
India
Subcontinent
Monsoon
Vedas
Found in Asia.
A large landmass that is smaller than a continent.
Seasonal wind patterns that cause wet and dry seasons.
Religious Texts
India
Found in Asia.
Subcontinent
A large landmass that is smaller than a continent.
10 terms
social studies india
Three Gorges Dam
hydroelectric power
Himalyas
Taklimakan
a barrier built on the chang jiang to control floods
electricity made by water-powered engines
a moutain range that divides China from India
the second largest sand desert inn China and Mongolia
Three Gorges Dam
a barrier built on the chang jiang to control floods
hydroelectric power
electricity made by water-powered engines
social studies ancient india!
Guru
Caste
Raja
Vedas
A teacher
An Indian social class whose members are restricted in jobs t…
An Indian prince
Ancient sacred writings of India
Guru
A teacher
Caste
An Indian social class whose members are restricted in jobs t…
social studies india
subcontinent
plateau
monsoon
reside
a large landmass that is smaller than a continent
a broad flat area of high land
seasonal wind, especially in the Indian Ocean and southern Asia
to be present continuously or have a home in a particular place
subcontinent
a large landmass that is smaller than a continent
plateau
a broad flat area of high land
Social Studies India
brahmins
Kshatriyas
Traders/farmers
Common laborers
priests
warrior/governing
Vaisyas
Sudras
brahmins
priests
Kshatriyas
warrior/governing
24 terms
India social studies
Subcontinent
Monsoons
Sanskrit
Mohenjo- Daro
A large landmass that is smaller that a continent.
A strong wind that brings heavy rain to Southern Asia in the…
An ancient Indian language
One of the first major settlements in ancient India that beca…
Subcontinent
A large landmass that is smaller that a continent.
Monsoons
A strong wind that brings heavy rain to Southern Asia in the…
16 terms
Social Studies Ancient India
subcontinent
monsoon
Sanskrit
caste system
a large landmass smaller than a continent
seasonal wind patterns that cause wet and dry seasons
ancient India's most influential language
a division of Indian society into groups based on a person's…
subcontinent
a large landmass smaller than a continent
monsoon
seasonal wind patterns that cause wet and dry seasons
32 terms
Social Studies:India Vocabulary
anthropologist
archaeologist
artifact
Barter economy
noun... a person who specializes in anthropology.
noun... a specialist in archaeology, the scientific study of pre…
noun... any object made by human beings, especially with a view…
inefficiency of barter to explain the emergence of money, the…
anthropologist
noun... a person who specializes in anthropology.
archaeologist
noun... a specialist in archaeology, the scientific study of pre…
17 terms
social studies India vocab
Chandragupta Maurya
dowry
decimal system
joint family
a young adventurer, who forged the first Indian empire and ha…
in some societies, payment of a brides family makes to the br…
system to numbers based on 10
family organization in which several generations share a comm…
Chandragupta Maurya
a young adventurer, who forged the first Indian empire and ha…
dowry
in some societies, payment of a brides family makes to the br…
36 terms
Social Studies India
Aryans
Brahmins
Kshatriyas
Vaisyas
groups of people who migrated to India in the 1900s B.C.
priests
warriors, rulers
common people
Aryans
groups of people who migrated to India in the 1900s B.C.
Brahmins
priests
13 terms
Social studies ancient India
Subcontinent
Monsoon
Citadel
Migrate
A large land mass thats juts out from a continent.
Strong winds that blow across the region at certain times of…
A fortress in a city.
To move from one place to another.
Subcontinent
A large land mass thats juts out from a continent.
Monsoon
Strong winds that blow across the region at certain times of…
43 terms
social studies- India
akbar
castes
salt March
the empire that began ruling India aro…
shah jehans grandfather who attempted to bring all of the rel…
levels of status in Hindu society
Gandhi protested British rule by marching to the sea with his…
Mauryan Empire
akbar
shah jehans grandfather who attempted to bring all of the rel…
castes
levels of status in Hindu society
20 terms
Social Studies- INDIA
Sanskrit
Caste System
reincarnation
karma
Most important language of Ancient India
divided Indian society with groups based on a person's birth,…
process of rebirth
the effects that good or bad actions have on a person's soul
Sanskrit
Most important language of Ancient India
Caste System
divided Indian society with groups based on a person's birth,…
39 terms
Social Studies India
Rivers
South Asia
Trade
Technology
Indus River and Ganges River
Known as the Indian subcontinent because India is the largest…
Written down by Mesopotamians because the Indians did NOT wri…
They had the first citywide sewer system; canals lined with b…
Rivers
Indus River and Ganges River
South Asia
Known as the Indian subcontinent because India is the largest…
20 terms
Social Studies India Vocabulary
Monsoon season
Brahmin
Sudra
Reincarnation
Rainy season in monsoon climates in which winds blow from the…
A priest who held the highest position in Arayan society.
A serf in Hindu society
The Hindu belief that the spirit or soul goes from one life t…
Monsoon season
Rainy season in monsoon climates in which winds blow from the…
Brahmin
A priest who held the highest position in Arayan society.
11 terms
Social Studies India Vocab
Harappan civilzation
Aryans
caste system
vedas
This civilization developed on the Indus river, and was recog…
A group from Central Asia that entered the Indus Valley with…
This divided Indian society into four classes, Brahmins, Ksha…
Collections of poems, hymns, myths, and rituals that tell us…
Harappan civilzation
This civilization developed on the Indus river, and was recog…
Aryans
A group from Central Asia that entered the Indus Valley with…
11 terms
social studies words india
caste
class
subcontinent
outcast
each of the hereditary classes of Hindu society
the system of ordering a society in which people are divided…
a large, distinguishable part of a continent, such as North A…
a person who has been rejected by society or a social group.
caste
each of the hereditary classes of Hindu society
class
the system of ordering a society in which people are divided…
17 terms
Social studies India vocab
Subcontinent
Mountain pass
Plateau
Valley
A large landmass that is smaller than a continent
gap between mountains
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
an area of low land between hills or mountains
Subcontinent
A large landmass that is smaller than a continent
Mountain pass
gap between mountains
14 terms
Social Studies India
Citadel
Subcontinent
Mohenjo-Daro
Vedas
A massive fort
A subcontinent is a large landmass that is geographically sep…
Means "Mound of the Dead"
Books of knowledge
Citadel
A massive fort
Subcontinent
A subcontinent is a large landmass that is geographically sep…
14 terms
Social Studies India Vocabulary
subcontinent
monsoon
raja
Sanskrit
large land mass that is part of a continent, but separate fro…
strong wind that blows one direction in winter and the opposi…
prince
written languages developed by the Aryans
subcontinent
large land mass that is part of a continent, but separate fro…
monsoon
strong wind that blows one direction in winter and the opposi…
10 terms
Social Studies India Vocabulary
Subcontinent
Aryans
Migration
Buddhism
A large landmass, that is a part of a continent but separated…
One of a group of seminumadic people that come from Eastern E…
The permanent movement of people from one settlement and regi…
A religion founded by Siddhartha Gautama (The Buddha) in Indi…
Subcontinent
A large landmass, that is a part of a continent but separated…
Aryans
One of a group of seminumadic people that come from Eastern E…
11 terms
Social Studies- India
Brahminism
Brahmin
Guru
Reincarnation
A religion of Vedic India, based on priests and rituals, espe…
In Hinduism, the Supreme Cosmic Conciseness, spiritual force…
Thinker or Teacher
Rebirth of soul in a new body.
Brahminism
A religion of Vedic India, based on priests and rituals, espe…
Brahmin
In Hinduism, the Supreme Cosmic Conciseness, spiritual force…
18 terms
Social Studies India 2
Nirvana
Jainism
Akbar
Siddhartha Guatama
The state of enlightenment; the goal of Buddhism
A nontheistic religion founded in India in the 6th century BC…
Mughal emperor of India; he expanded the empire and was toler…
The founder of Buddhism; he found enlightenment; Hindu Prince
Nirvana
The state of enlightenment; the goal of Buddhism
Jainism
A nontheistic religion founded in India in the 6th century BC…
14 terms
India Vocabulary (Social Studies)
Aryans
Hindu-Arabic numerals
Karma
Siddhartha Gautama
A member of an Indo-European people who crossed into India ar…
The numerals used in the United States and western Europe, wh…
In Hindu belief, the sum of a person's actions in this life,…
An Indian prince who founded Buddhism; also known as the Budd…
Aryans
A member of an Indo-European people who crossed into India ar…
Hindu-Arabic numerals
The numerals used in the United States and western Europe, wh…
58 terms
Social Studies Study Guide India
Subcontinent
monsoons
Sanskrit
bramans
a large landmass that is smaller than a continent
seasonal wind patterns that cause wet and dry seasons
the most language of ancient india
priest 1st in caste
Subcontinent
a large landmass that is smaller than a continent
monsoons
seasonal wind patterns that cause wet and dry seasons
16 terms
Social studies ancient India
Subcontinent
Monsoon
Citadel
Migrate
a large, distinguishable part of a continent
a seasonal prevailing wind in the region of South and Southea…
a fortress, typically on high ground,
move from one region or habitat to another
Subcontinent
a large, distinguishable part of a continent
Monsoon
a seasonal prevailing wind in the region of South and Southea…
15 terms
Social Studies / India
Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa
Mohenjo-Daro
Harappa
Vedic Age
Have been considered possible twin capitals of the civilizati…
Was laced out in an organized pattern with long wide Main Str…
Mud and unbaked bricks were also common building materials.
Waves of nomadic peoples migrated slowly with their herds of…
Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa
Have been considered possible twin capitals of the civilizati…
Mohenjo-Daro
Was laced out in an organized pattern with long wide Main Str…
20 terms
Social Studies India vocab
Sanskirt
Caste system
reincarnation
Karma
...
...
...
...
Sanskirt
...
Caste system
...
12 terms
Social Studies Ancient India
Inoculation
Vedas
Reincarnation
Untouchables
the introduction of something new (pg. 316 - 317)
ancient sacred writings of India (pg. 254)
the rebirth of the soul (pg.258)
lowest class ; they had to do all of the peasant dirty work.
Inoculation
the introduction of something new (pg. 316 - 317)
Vedas
ancient sacred writings of India (pg. 254)
37 terms
Social Studies Ancient India
Winter Monsoons
Summer Monsoons
Himalayas
India
Brings dry air
Brings wet air
To the north of India
Subcontinent
Winter Monsoons
Brings dry air
Summer Monsoons
Brings wet air
22 terms
Social Studies India Vocab
Subcontinent
Ramayana
Mahabharata
Fasting
A large landmass that is set apart from the rest of the conti…
The story of a king named Rama and his beautiful wife Sita (a…
May be the worlds longest poem it is 200000 lines long It tel…
Abstain from all or some kinds of food or drink especially as…
Subcontinent
A large landmass that is set apart from the rest of the conti…
Ramayana
The story of a king named Rama and his beautiful wife Sita (a…
22 terms
Social Studies India Vocabulary
subcontinent
monsoons
Sanskrit
caste system
a large landmass that is smaller than a continent, such as In…
a seasonal wind pattern that causes wet and dry seasons.
the most important language of Ancient India.
the division of Indian society into groups based on rank, wea…
subcontinent
a large landmass that is smaller than a continent, such as In…
monsoons
a seasonal wind pattern that causes wet and dry seasons.
24 terms
Social Studies India voacb
Hinduism
Hinduism
Hinduism
Hinduism
at least 5,000 years old
no single founder
considered to be worlds oldest religion
80% of India is this
Hinduism
at least 5,000 years old
Hinduism
no single founder
24 terms
Social Studies India Words
Algorithm
Aryans
Brahman
Brahmins
In mathematics, a series of steps that solve a problem
Group of people who settled in India and established the Cast…
In Hinduism, the Universal Spirit of which all deities are di…
Priests in Hindu religion
Algorithm
In mathematics, a series of steps that solve a problem
Aryans
Group of people who settled in India and established the Cast…
33 terms
Social Studies: India Vocab
Absolute Location
Adapt
Agriculture
B.C
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
changing to fit new conditions
Farming
Before Christ
Absolute Location
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Adapt
changing to fit new conditions
15 terms
social studies vocab india
subcontient
monsoons
Sanskrit
Raga
a large landmass that i smaller than a continent
seasonal wind especially in the Indian Ocean and Southern Asia
The first written language of India
an Indian prince
subcontient
a large landmass that i smaller than a continent
monsoons
seasonal wind especially in the Indian Ocean and Southern Asia
17 terms
Social Studies India
ahimsa
avatar
brahman
caste
the Hindu idea of nonviolence
representation of a Hindu god or goddess in human or animal f…
a single spiritual power that Hindus believe lives in everyth…
a social class of people
ahimsa
the Hindu idea of nonviolence
avatar
representation of a Hindu god or goddess in human or animal f…
11 terms
Social studies/India vocab
Subcontinent
Monsoon
Citadel
Migrate
A large landmass that juts out from a continent
Winds that blow across East Asia
A fortress in a city
To relocate or move from one place to another
Subcontinent
A large landmass that juts out from a continent
Monsoon
Winds that blow across East Asia
23 terms
Social Studies India Vocab
subcontinent
monsoons
Sanskrit
caste system
A large landmass that is smaller than a continent
Seasonal wind patterns that cause wet and dry seasons
The most important language of Ancient India
A type of social hierarchy in India that divided people into…
subcontinent
A large landmass that is smaller than a continent
monsoons
Seasonal wind patterns that cause wet and dry seasons
18 terms
Social Studies India
Subcontinent
Monsoon
Plateau
Citadel
Large land mass, but too small for a continent
Heavy rain from wind.
A piece of land with a flat top
A fortress built to protect a city
Subcontinent
Large land mass, but too small for a continent
Monsoon
Heavy rain from wind.
24 terms
Social Studies India Ch. 5 Review
farmland
Aryans
Brahmanism
temple
Flooding along rivers created fertile________.
The ________invaded the Indus Valley.
____________ was based on the writings of the Vedas.
The Stupa was a kind of ______________.
farmland
Flooding along rivers created fertile________.
Aryans
The ________invaded the Indus Valley.
26 terms
Social Studies India Vocab
Subcontinent
River system
Monsoon
Granary
a large landmass that is set apart from the rest of the conti…
main river and all of the other rivers and streams that drain…
seasonal wind that brings rain to the Indian subcontinent dur…
special building used to hold grain
Subcontinent
a large landmass that is set apart from the rest of the conti…
River system
main river and all of the other rivers and streams that drain…
8 terms
SOCIAL STUDIES INDIA
Subcontinent
Monsoons
Language Family
Raja
A large landmass that is smaller than the continent
A seasonal wind
A group of similar languages
Prince
Subcontinent
A large landmass that is smaller than the continent
Monsoons
A seasonal wind
16 terms
Social Studies India Terms
Mauryan Empire
Chandragupta
Asoka
Religious Tolerance
1st Empire in India, founded by Chandragupta Maurya
Indian Military Leader
Chandragupta's Grandson
acceptance of people who held different religious beliefs
Mauryan Empire
1st Empire in India, founded by Chandragupta Maurya
Chandragupta
Indian Military Leader
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