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15 terms
Social studies India
Life is suffering is one of the ______…
Buddhism became popular because it did…
Buddha taught that if people freed the…
According to Hinduism, a person who le…
four noble truths
The caste system
Nirvana
Caste and reincarnated
Life is suffering is one of the ______…
four noble truths
Buddhism became popular because it did…
The caste system
26 terms
Social Studies India vocab
Subcontinent
Sudra
river system
reincarnation
a large landmass that is set apart from the rest of the conti…
member of the fourth-highest caste grouping, made up of farme…
main river and all of the other rivers and streams that drain…
rebirth of a soul in a new body
Subcontinent
a large landmass that is set apart from the rest of the conti…
Sudra
member of the fourth-highest caste grouping, made up of farme…
17 terms
Social Studies India Flashcards
Subcontinent
Mountain Pass
Plateau
Valley
A large landmass, such as India, that is of a continent but i…
A gap between mountains.
An elevated area of flat land.
Low land between hills or mountains.
Subcontinent
A large landmass, such as India, that is of a continent but i…
Mountain Pass
A gap between mountains.
Social Studies Ancient India
Siddhartha Gautama
dharma
theocracy
Dalai Lama
a prince who founded Buddhism
a set of rules each Hindu must follow
government headed by religious leaders
the lama who headed the government in Tibet
Siddhartha Gautama
a prince who founded Buddhism
dharma
a set of rules each Hindu must follow
15 terms
social studies India vocab
a large landmass that is smaller than…
seasonal wind, especially in the India…
a group of similar languages
an Indian prince
subcontinent
monsoon
language family
raja
a large landmass that is smaller than…
subcontinent
seasonal wind, especially in the India…
monsoon
Social Studies- India: Vocabulary
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
Divided Indian Society Into Groups Based On A Person's Birth,…
Subcontinent:
A Large Landmass That Is Smaller Than A Continent
Monsoons:
Seasonal Wind Patterns That Cause Wet And Dry Seasons
26 terms
Social studies: Ancient India
Varnas
Jati
Untouchables
Dharma
The FOUR major social categories in Aryan society
"Brought into existence"- Caste is determined BY BIRTH
Lowest level in Indias society
Divine law that requires people to do their duty more is expe…
Varnas
The FOUR major social categories in Aryan society
Jati
"Brought into existence"- Caste is determined BY BIRTH
6 terms
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
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
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.
Social Studies India
brahmins
Kshatriyas
Traders/farmers
Common laborers
priests
warrior/governing
Vaisyas
Sudras
brahmins
priests
Kshatriyas
warrior/governing
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…
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…
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
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 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…
56 terms
Social Studies India
Geography
Geography
Geography
Geography
•Like Egypt, India's early civilization developed along a riv…
•India has two fertile river valleys created by the Ganges Ri…
•Monsoon- a strong wind that blows one direction in the summe…
•The people of India's first civilizations depended upon the…
Geography
•Like Egypt, India's early civilization developed along a riv…
Geography
•India has two fertile river valleys created by the Ganges Ri…
Social Studies India Flashcards
Delta
Silt
Monsoon
Ghats
a triangular tract of sediment deposited at the mouth of a ri…
fine sand, clay, or other material carried by running water a…
a seasonal reversing wind accompanied by corresponding change…
a flight of steps leading down to the river.
Delta
a triangular tract of sediment deposited at the mouth of a ri…
Silt
fine sand, clay, or other material carried by running water a…
Social studies INDIA
Indus Valley
Ganges Basin
Brihadishavra Temple
Harappa
ancient cities, farmers depended on monsoon
Soil rich in minerals and fertile land
created to worship God Shiva
ancient city surrounded by a wall, and has a home to 10'000 p…
Indus Valley
ancient cities, farmers depended on monsoon
Ganges Basin
Soil rich in minerals and fertile land
23 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…
7 terms
Social Studies India Vocab
Aryan:
Varna:
Dharma:
Reincarnation:
"noble ones", white people
sanskrit word for the cast system
spiritual, moral, ethical, social, family duty/obligation
the idea that the self does not die with the body but passes…
Aryan:
"noble ones", white people
Varna:
sanskrit word for the cast system
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
16 terms
Social studies ancient India
Brahmaputra river Positives
Brahmaputra river negatives
Deccan Plateau Positives
Deccan Plateau Negatives
Clear... Cold... Brings silts to the area from the Himalayas... Very f…
It overflows at its banks... Sharp rocks
Monsoon rains provide most water... Does not flood... Black soil is…
Fairly dry... Few rivers... Yellow and red soils are missing import…
Brahmaputra river Positives
Clear... Cold... Brings silts to the area from the Himalayas... Very f…
Brahmaputra river negatives
It overflows at its banks... Sharp rocks
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…
India- Social Studies
Subcontinent
Monsoon
Citadel
Sanskirt
a large landmass that is geographically separated from the re…
Strong winds. In summer they bring they bring the rainy seaso…
Each city had a citadel (massive fort) for protection.
...
Subcontinent
a large landmass that is geographically separated from the re…
Monsoon
Strong winds. In summer they bring they bring the rainy seaso…
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…
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…
21 terms
Social Studies - India
Deccan
Northern Plains
Coastal Plains
Indus, Ganges, Brahmaputra
triangular plateau in the Indian subcontinent
lie just south of the Hindu Kush and the Himalayas; on the In…
region on Indian subcontinent at the coast
three rivers that feed the Northern Plains
Deccan
triangular plateau in the Indian subcontinent
Northern Plains
lie just south of the Hindu Kush and the Himalayas; on the In…
6 terms
Social Studies - India
aryans
caste
asoka
religious toleration
Germanic people seen as the master race
a rigid and hereditary social class
Third ruler of the Mauryan Empire in India (r. 270-232 B.C.E.…
acceptance of people who held different religious beliefs
aryans
Germanic people seen as the master race
caste
a rigid and hereditary social class
India flashcards for Social Studies
Higher caste people were considered
Over time castes rules became
A high caste member could become
Rules of jobs
purer and closer to moksha
way more strict
polluted or unclean spiritually by having contact with lower…
your job was determined at birth.
Higher caste people were considered
purer and closer to moksha
Over time castes rules became
way more strict
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…
Social Studies British India
BEIC Gets Chatered
Mughal Empire Peak
Decline of Mughal Empire
BEIC Ports
1600's
1600's
1700's
1700
BEIC Gets Chatered
1600's
Mughal Empire Peak
1600's
6 terms
Social Studies( India)
Indus River
Hinduism
Reincarnation
Caste System
Major river in India
Polytheistic religion in India
The belief in birth, death and rebirth
Social Class in India
Indus River
Major river in India
Hinduism
Polytheistic religion in India
Social Studies East india
Facts
dynasty
Communist
Beijing
1.38 billion people live in china... 21 million people live in b…
long periods where a family owns the country
Goverment own all of the businesses in the country
21 million people live there
Facts
1.38 billion people live in china... 21 million people live in b…
dynasty
long periods where a family owns the country
Social Studies India
Harappan
Mohenjo-Daro
Aryan
Sanskrit
Earliest civilization in the Indus River Valley
A well-organized ancient city in the Indus River Valley
Immigrants who migrated to India from southern Russia
Ancient language of the Aryan people
Harappan
Earliest civilization in the Indus River Valley
Mohenjo-Daro
A well-organized ancient city in the Indus River Valley
13 terms
Social Studies for India
Himalayas
Harappan Civilization
Aryans
sanskrit
The highest mountains in the world, which stretch along north…
Another name for the indus valley civilization that arose alo…
Indo-European speaking nomads who entered India from the Cent…
Most popular language in ancient India
Himalayas
The highest mountains in the world, which stretch along north…
Harappan Civilization
Another name for the indus valley civilization that arose alo…
29 terms
Social Studies: Ancient India
Subcontinent
Monsoons
Sanskrit
System
A large land mass that is smaller that is smaller than a cont…
Seasonal wind patterns that cause wet and dry seasons
The most important language of ancient india
Divided Indian society into groups based on persons birth , w…
Subcontinent
A large land mass that is smaller that is smaller than a cont…
Monsoons
Seasonal wind patterns that cause wet and dry seasons
Social Studies - India
Tributaries
Subcontinent
Plateau
Rajah
a river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake
a large, distinguishable part of a continent such as NA or So…
an area of relatively high level ground
an Indian king or prince
Tributaries
a river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake
Subcontinent
a large, distinguishable part of a continent such as NA or So…
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