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India-joanna

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What is a subcontinent? A region that is so large and separated by water from other lands
What is Mount Everest The tallest mountain in the Himalayas mountains
What is the monsoon season? the rainy season
What is subsistence farming? families who grow food just for themselves
What is the Indus River Valley? it is the site of one of the world's oldest civilizations
What is the Deccan Plateau? a large plateau in western and southern India
What is Sanskrit? an ancient European language of India
What are sudras? serfs
What is Cyrus II? the founder of the Persian Empire
Who is Darius I? The person who followed Cyrus II
Who is Ashoka? He took power in abut 270 B.C.
What is Hinduism? The main religion in India
What is the Rig Veda? a collection of more than 1000 hymns
What is Brahma? The source of the final destination of everything
What is reincarnation? the process through with person goes through life and then on to another life and so on
What is a caste? a life long social group in which he or she is born into
What is Buddhism? a tradition that focuses on personal spiritual development
What is enlightenment? a state of pure goodness
Created by: cookjoanna