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India

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What is subcontinent? part of a larger continent, made up of a number of countries that form a large mass of land.
What is mount Everest ? the highest peak,was remeasured in the late 1990s .
What is Monsoon season ? a seasonal shift in the prevailing wind direction, that usually brings with it a different kind of weather.
What is Indo-Ganges-Plains? wide or flat plain
What is Subsistence Farming? people subsist or live on ,the food they grow
What is Indus river Valley? Civilization was an ancient civilization located in what is Pakistan and northwest India today, on the fertile flood plain of the Indus River and its vicinity
What is Deccan Plateau ? it lies between the Arabian sea and bay of Bengal.
What is harppaa and Mohenjo-Daro? were homes to thousands of people.
What is Sanskrit ? different language from other people who were living in the valley
What is Vedas? books of knowledge contain these writings
What is Brahmans ? held the highest position in society .
What is Sudra ? or serfs , were given the lowest position in society.
What did the Cyrus II do? have been the founder of the Persian Empire.
What did Darius 1 do ? they followed Cyrus brought the Persian Empire to India
what did Ashoka do? took power in about 270 B.C.
What is Hinduism? the main religion in India.
What is Rig Veda? it is a collection of more than 1,000 hymns that priests recited at ceremonies and during rituals
What is Brahma? that is the source and final destination of everything .
What is Reencarnacion? the process through which a person goes from one life to the next
What is Castge? a lifelong social group into which he or she is born
What is The Buddha ? was born during this period
What is Buddhism ? throughout South Asia
What is bodh gava? Siddhartha meditated for awhile.
What is Enlighgtenment? a state of pure goodness .
What is Four Noble Truths? about human suffering .
What is Eihgtfold path a way of living that can help them find relief from their suffering.
Created by: amyalove27