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  1. Ancient India is the modern countries of
    India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh
  2. 2 mountain chains in the north meet to form point & separate India from
    Asia
  3. what mountain range is in the NE
    Himalayas
  4. what mountain range is in the NW
    Hindukush
  5. lies just about south of the mountains and is the heartland of India
    Indus Ganges Plain
  6. 2,000 mile arc of land made fertile from silt of ____ & ____ rivers
    Indus, and Ganges
  7. flows SW from Himalayas through modern Pakistan
    Indus
  8. flows SE from Himalayas through India, then Bangladesh
    Ganges
  9. ______ extends into Indian Ocean
    Southern Peninsula
  10. a high plateau with twisting rivers and harsh land
    Deccan Plateau
  11. Along ________ of the Deccan Plateau is ____, ____ lands with a ____ climate and ____ soil
    • the coast
    • lush
    • tropical
    • wet
    • dry
  12. seasonal winds are called
    monsoons
  13. monsoons blow from
    NE
  14. monsoons bring
    dry air
  15. in the spring monsoons blow
    SW
  16. what did spring monsoons bring
    moisture from the oceans
  17. people depend on monsoons to bring
    rain
  18. too much rain means;
    the floods will sweep away full villages
  19. too little rain means;
    plants withered so people went hungry
  20. well-planned cities flourished in the Indus Valley, beginning about
    2500 BC
  21. must have a strong ____ to coordinate city-building projects in such large cities
    central government
  22. Harrpa and Mohenjo-Dara had populations of _____ people
    30,000
  23. streets run _____
    N&S, and then E&W
  24. mighty ___ surround cities
    walls
  25. walls were made of
    oven-fired bricks of a standard size
  26. huge public _____ for ___
    • store house
    • grain
  27. community _____ with pool
    boat house
  28. cities and houses were ____ & _____
    • clean
    • sanitary
  29. houses were ___ stories
    2-3
  30. houses did not have
    windows
  31. inner _____ and rooftops for fresh air
    courtyards
  32. showers were
    brick-floored bathing rooms with drains
  33. most people were
    farmers
  34. they grew
    weeds, barely, cotton
  35. they raised
    sheep, goats, and pigs
  36. Indus Valley people traded with people from
    Mesopotamia
  37. what did artisans make?
    hand crafts such as; kiln-fired pottery, dyed cloth, works of metal in gold, silver, copper, bronze and lead. and they made toys
  38. indus valley civilization ended after (how many years)
    1000 years around 1,500 B.C.
  39. why did the indus river valley end
    • - indus r. may have changed course and stopped depositing fertile soil.
    • -people may have worn out the land by over grazing
    • -invaders may have attacked and weakened cities
  40. aryans move in from the
    northwest
  41. nomadic herders- (did what)
    left cities abandoned
  42. aryans were
    illiterate and they had no form of writing
  43. aryan language =
    sanskrit

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