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Austin M, Ali, Sheyenne and Ava

Ch. 6 Ancient India Project

The first Indus valley civilization was located in the Idian subcontinent in 1600B.C. Their streets ,homes,and buildings were arranged in a grid-like pattern. The people raised sheep, cattle, chickens, ducks, horses, ducks, donkeys, and Indian elephants. The poeple also had a well organized sewage systems and had a bathroom with a toilet in each home.

Geography affected life in India in numerous ways. People might have settled along rivers for fertile soil and access to water. The monsoon controls rainfall in the wintertime, it limits rain in the summer , and it brings wet winds. Natural barriers such as the Himalayan mountains,the Indus river, and deserts might have affected life in India.

The first civilizations were the Indus Valley and the Indo Aryan civilization. The similarities between these civilizations is that they both raised crops, herded animals, or both. One difference is that the Indo Aryan civilization rose arrose around 1500 BC and the Indus valley rose around 2500 BC

The Indo Aryans were a group of people that historians believe to have invaded India from the north. One way they impacted India is the Varna System which is a system of castes that a person is born into. THis system plays a huge part in mordrn India. The Varna system later evolved into the caste system.

how were the two earliest civilizations of Ancient India similar and different?

What impact did the Aryans have on Ancient and Modern India?

How did people live in the first Indus Valley civilizations?

How did Geography effect life in India?


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