3 A large landmass that juts out from a continent.
4 What is a monsoon and how is it helpful and harmful
5 Monsoon is a strong wind that blow across the region at certain times of the year. Winter monsoons spread dry air across the country. Summer monsoons blow moisture from the ocean and carries rain to the river valleys daily.
6 How did the citizens of Mohenjo-Daro & Harappa live?
7 They had trade that expanded as far as Mesopotamia. They lived in housing that opened onto courtyards. Their cities were carefully planned to help protect it from floods.
8 How did Aryan culture take over in the Indus Valley?
Aryans Military technology advantages such as their horse-drawn chariots. They merged with the original inhabitants and formed a new civilization Learned how to make tools and weapons out of Iron. They built farms, villages, and cities along the Ganges Valley. 9
31 Buddha believed that to find spiritual understanding one should focus inward and meditate Buddhist also follow the Eightfold Path. Which are the eight practices of Buddhism. If followers followed Buddha’s path they would eventually find Nirvana and would be released from reincarnation.
35 An India empire founded by Chandragupta, beginning with his kingdom in northeastern India and spreading to most of northern and central India.
36 Describe the results of Chandragupta’s rule.
37 Chandragupta improved his empire with new irrigation systems which brought water to farmers, more resources were produced. Government official promoted crafts and mining. Roads were built which made it easier for trade as well as a new era of order and peace.
39 Asoka built hospitals, dug wells every mile beside the roads for travelers and animals, was concerned with his people’s moral and spiritual life, issued laws requiring that people be treaded humanely.
40 Who was Timur and what did he have to do with India
41 He was a Mongol conqueror who invaded India. He and his men invaded and destroyed the land as well as captured the capital city.
45 The period of India’s history where a series of sultans controlled northern India.
46 What were the contributions of Akbar to India?
47 He encouraged the arts, brought together scholars from different religions, consulted with Muslims, Hindus, Buddhist, and Christians. He allowed Hindus to practice their beliefs and ended unfair taxes that had been required of non-Muslims.
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