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Ancient India

Buddhism an Hinduism

What is a subcontinent? a large landmass that is smaller than a continent
monsoon seasonal wind, especially in the Indian Ocean and Southern Asia.
language family a group of similar languages
Sanskrit The first written language of India
Vedas ancient sacred writings of India
raja an Indian prince
caste an Indian social class whose members are restricted in their jobs they may take and in their association with members of other castes.
guru a teacher
plateau a broad flat area of high land
summer monsoon wet winds (rainy)
winter monsoon dry winds
Why are monsoons so important Monsoons bring heavy rains which help the farmer's crops grow.
What are three river valleys in India Indus River, Ganges River, Brahmaputra
What plateau is in India Deccan Plateau
What large mountain range runs across Northeastern India Himalaya Mountains
Name 2 major ancient cities of the Indus Valley Mohenjo Daro, Harappa
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