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Indus Valley Civilization

Mr. Ewald

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5.The Indus Valley civilization formed between the Indus and what other major river?
7.The Greatest Indian epic poem written during the Vedic Age.
12.The lowest varnas throughout Indian history has been this group.
13.The other name given to the Indus Valley Civilization
15.Though many other polytheistic and monotheistic faiths believe in an afterlife Hindu's believe in a cycle of life known as...
20.The Indian born prince who developed the philosophy and then was later created with founding Buddhism.
22.The Hindu practice of self-discipline and meditation.
23.Brahma as the figurative god comes in the form of two gods ____ & ____
25.The final classical Indian Empire, The Guptas were brought down by the invasion of this north asian nomadic horsemen.
26.After a low period following the collapse of the Indus civilization, Indian rapidly developed into one of three major civilizations of this time period.
29.Like the Mesopotamians the Indus people shared this region style of government.
31.Though India's history has been influenced by many world cultures it has had the protection to develop due to what major geographical feature?
33.The contrast that your textbook makes between classical China and classical India is between politics and the Confucian order (china) & ______.
34.Ashoka the Mauryan Emperor was converted to Buddhism because he accepted this teaching of moral consequences.
36.The basic holy essence of the Hindu religion is known as...
37.The teaching of Buddhism that was at odds with the Ancient Brahman leaders lead to the development of India's first empire known as the______
38.This natural phenomena causes dramatic shifts in weather patterns that govern Indian life. It causes heavy rains and dry seasons.
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1.Though many characteristics of civilization are found amongst ancient and classical India there is one factor that was never adopted by the whole population.
2.The first major written language in India.
3.Plumbing, running water and organized streets where all part of the Indus civilization due to...
4.The Sacred books from the early classical India's Vedic Age.
5.After the fall of India's first major empire this nomadic tribe from the Northern Himalayan mountains came to rule India.
6.This social system of hierarchy developed in classical India allowed for only men to own property, and decided that they should treat women as property.
8.The name given to Hindu holy men or mystics
9.Indian Culture has been influenced by international influences from as early as the invasion of the Great Greek conquer.
10.Though in many ways different than China it was an agrarian culture meaning the most of the population (like China) where_______?
11.Many of the rules of the old Indian religions lead many philosophers to develop alternative ideologies one major example would be?
14.Though important for understanding Indian history much of the Indus civilization was located in this modern country.
16.Many of the rules of the old Indian religions lead many philosophers to develop alternative ideologies one major example would be?
17.Though truly invented by the classical Chinese this method or tool for governing was employed by the Mauryan Empire and even proved for a postal service
18.The name given to the founder of Buddhism means "_________ one."
19.The Aryans developed major city states around this major Indian River
21.The Hindu manual on the "Laws of Love."
24.Similar to the "Mandate of Heaven" used by the Chinese the Gupta's adopted this polytheistic religion to justify their dynasty.
27.This people group first migrated from central Asia in 1600 BCE, taking over the Indus valley people and later populating much of north & central India
28.These types of Priests took on an important social and religious role as rules in early classical Indian culture
30.The ultimate goal or achievement as a Buddhist is to reach this state of existence beyond life itself.
31.Confucianism was used by the Chinese to develop their strict feudal system and the Chinese caste system was justified by...
32.The Indus people developed extensive trading routes that reached
35.What major, strict cultural & social system developed under the Aryans that still exists in many parts of India today breaks people into varnas or classes?

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