We are doing an activity for Ancient India!
Next Up, Debating!
- What do you think the Great Bath was used for by the people in Ancient India?
- Religious Purposes
- Cooling off
2. Why do you think that the Harappan Period of Ancient India died out?
Some of the solutions could be:
- Natural Disasters
- Driven Out
- Social Hierarchy- List from highest to lowest.
What were the Rulers and Warriors called? | Kshatriyas
What were the skilled workers and Merchants called? | Vaisyas
What were the unskilled workers, farmers, and artisans called? | Sudras
What were the slaves and Native Indians called? | Dalits (Untouchables)
- Written Language-
Vedic Period | Sanskrit
Vedic Period | Caste System
What is Karma? | The belief that if you do something bad, something bad will happen to you, but if you do something good, something good will happen to you.
What was Ancient India's main religion? | Hinduism
What religion began in Ancient India in the Vedic Period? | Jainism
| Sewage Systems
What did the Ancient Indians create to put on clothing? | Buttons
What type of surgery did the Ancient Indians invent? | Cataract
India was one of the first places to start doing what? | Mining Diamonds
- Rise and Fall-
Vedic Period's Rise | Indo-Europeans migrated from Europe, through the mountains, and into India
Harappan Period's Fall | Unknown Reasons
Vedic Period's Fall | War
Where did the Indo-Europeans pass through in the mountains when they migrated?
| Khyber Pass
Which civilization did Ancient India trade with the most? | Ancient Mesopotamia
What did the people on the coast produce? | Salt
What did most of the farmers produce? | Wheat, Rice, Cotton