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Developed about 4500 years ago

Indus River Valley

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Two early religions in Ancient India

Hinduism and Buddhism

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one of the top three religions in the world

Hindusim

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What is reincarnation

birth, death, and rebirth

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This dictates how the soul moves

karma

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The creator

brahma

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the destroyer

shiva

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The preserver

vishnu

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Considered to be purified

Ganges river

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Who is Siddhartha Guatama

Founder of Buddhism

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Founder of Buddhism New Name

Buddha or the Enlightened One

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One of the 4 noble truthes

Nirvana

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What is Nirvana

State of being free from pain

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Highly structured social ranking based on birth in the social ranking

caste system

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What are kshatriyas

warriors

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What are brahmans

priest

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What are Vaiyas

merchants

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What are Sudras

servants

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What are pariahs

outcast

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The first Dynasty

Shang

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What is Animism

belief that spirits live in everything

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Overthrew the Shang dynasty

Zhou

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Founded in 206 b.c.

Han

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Brought all of China under one government

Qin

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The right to govern is divinely granted

Mandate of Heaven

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Trade route that connects China to the West

Silk Road