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History Ch.4 & 5


Harappan Among of the first societies to appear in the Indus Valley
Political's of the Harappan Society It is not much know about it due their society being under the water table
Interactions of the Harappan Society with their surroundings They had agriculture within their civilizations with the Indus River and gathered wheat, cotton and barley
Religious beliefs of the Harappan Society Their beliefs were heavily based in fertility of their land
Art and Architecture of Harappan Society Broad streets, marketplaces, temples, public buildings
Technology of the Harappan Society They had structures that had the ability to measure heights, weights and other measurements
Economics of the Harappan Society They had social distinctions had not much is known due to the water table rising
Society of the Harappan's All that is truly known is that the population started to decline from 1900 B.C.E to onward
Citadel a fortress, typically on high ground, protecting or dominating a city
Venerated egard with great respect; revere
Pantheon all the gods of a people or religion collectively
Aryans A ground of raiders that invaded Dravidian and other aboriginal locations
Rig Veda The Rigveda is an ancient Indian collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns
Indra The leader of the Devas and the lord of Svargaloka or heaven in Hinduism.
Raja An Indian prince or king
Caste system A social class system that is determine by birth
Varnas Each of the four Hindu castes, Brahman, Kshatriya, Vaishya, and Shudra.
Brahmins A member of the highest Hindu caste, that of the priesthood.
Kshatriyas A member of the second of the four great Hindu castes, the military caste.
Shudras A member of the worker caste, lowest of the four Hindu castes.
"Law Book of Manu" Guidelins formed based on Hindu beliefs
Brahman A member of the highest Hindu caste, that of the priesthood.
Doctrine A belief or set of beliefs held and taught by a church, political party
Karma Destiny or fate, following as effect from cause.
Dravidian Of, relating to, or denoting a family of languages spoken in southern India and Sri Lanka, or the peoples who speak them.
Political's of the Aryan Society They were mainly a pastoral economy and soon after adopted agriculture
Interactions of the Aryan Society with their surroundings Grew crops near the Indus river, used iron tools to help with building buildings or laying out land
Religious Beliefs's of the Aryan Society They were polytheistic or in other words believed in more than one god
Art and Architecture of the Aryan Society They built temples to worship their gods and to help their priests connect with they gods
Technology of the Aryan Society They had revolutionized warfare with using iron weapons to their advantage
Economics of the Aryan Society
Society of the Aryan's Men were the one that had control of just about everything from marriage to politics
Created by: axela2019