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Because this region is so large and separate by water from other land areas it is called a? Subcontinent
Its the highest peak was remeasured in the late 1990s? Mount evenest
Then comes the _______ Season Which lasts from June through September? Monsoon season
From sources in the Himalayas they fan out to the east and west through the wide flat plain called the indo-Gangetic plain or the? Indo-Ganges plains
This process is called ___________ farming because people subsist or live on the food they grow? Subsistence Farming
The ____________ lies on the plain in Pakistan? Indus River valley
This region is called the _________? Deccan Plateau
Two of these cities _____ and ________were home to thousands of people ? Harappa and Mohenjo-daro
The Aryans spoke ______ a different language from other people who were living in the valley? Sanskrit
The ____ or books of knowledge contain these writings? Vedas
Priests and teachers or ___________help the highest position in society? Brahmins
The _________ or serf were given the lowest position in society? sudras
_________ is said to have been the founder of the perisian Empire? Cyrus 2
King _______ 1 who fallowed Cyrus brought the Persian empire to India? Darius 1
His grandson _________ took power in about 270 B.C. Ashoka
_________ is the main religion in India? Hinduism
There are four vedas the oldest of which is the _______ Veda? Rig veta
Some hindus recognize only one universal being __________ that is the source and final destination of everything? Brahma
_________ is the process through which a person goes from one life to the next? Reincarnation
In India every hindu is traditionally a member of a ____ a lifelong social group into which he or she is born? Caste
In the next century Emperor Ashoka spread _________ throughout South Asia? Buddhism
According to Buddhist tradition the man who became __________ was born during this period? The Buddha
According to buddhist tradition sitting silently under a tree near the town now called __________ Siddhartha meditated for a while? Bodh Gaya
The Buddha stress that people not just priest could achieve __________ or a state of pure goodness? Enlightenment
Buddhism is based on ______________about human suffering? Four noble truths
Buddhists also believe in the _____________ a way of living that can help them find relief from their suffering? Eightfold Path
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