Flashcards in 5th Grade - HISTORY - Chapter 5 QUIZ Deck (28):
Asia's 3 ancient cultures and general area
1. Mesopotamia: Tigris-Euphrates Valley
2. India: Indus Valley
3. China: Yellow River Valley
Who began caste system and why
The aryans -- they looked down on the Dravidians and wanted to keep people apart from each other.
Four main castes
2. Princes and warriors
3. Land owners and merchants
4. Farmers, laborers and servants
What was an "outcaste" or "untouchable"
People who did not belong to any caste. They could only live with each other and were given the hardest kind of work.
What is the main religion in India today?
What do Hindus believe about Brahma?
Brahma is a universal spirit that is made up of many gods
What is reincarnation?
When someone or something dies, its soul is reborn into some other newborn man or animal
What religion was started by a man dissatisfied with Hinduism?
What does Buddha mean?
What material gets its name from an Indian City? Which city is it named for?
Calico (Cotton Material) named for the city Calicut
A part of a body of water smaller than a sea that reaches into the land -- generally with a wide opening
A part of the ocean or sea that reaches into the land
This is a sheltered place where ships may anchor safely (bays and gulfs often make these)
This is a narrow body of water connecting two larger bodies of water
This is similar to a strait but usually wider
This is a man-made channel
This is usually wider than either a strait or a channel
This is a large body of water surrounded by land
This is a large stream of fresh water flowing over land
This is the beginning of a river
This is a river or creek that flows into a larger river
tributary or branch
Calico is made from what?
What is the highest caste?
What are people with no caste called?
outcaste or untouchable
Where is India located?
Who developed the "place value" which is now called the decimal number system?
This is the place where the river flows into a larger body of water, such as a lake, bay or ocean.
the mouth of a river