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History of South Asia . Early South Asia. Early Civilizations 3500 BC Along the Indus River valley Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro (Pakistan) Well developed cities Used strings of symbols for written records Mysteriously ended after 1000 years. Early South Asia. Aryans move to India 1500BC

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early south asia
Early South Asia
  • Early Civilizations
    • 3500 BC Along the Indus River valley
    • Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro (Pakistan)
      • Well developed cities
      • Used strings of symbols for written records
      • Mysteriously ended after 1000 years
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Early South Asia
  • Aryans move to India 1500BC
    • Came from Central Asia
    • Had a lasting impact on India
      • Caste System: division of social classes
      • Literacy: Used a language called Sanskrit
religious traditions
Religious Traditions
  • Hinduism (more so a way of life)
    • No Founder, No holy book, no central core of beliefs
    • Believe in reincarnation (Rebirth of your soul into another body)
      • Reincarnation is based off of Karma from what you did in the previous life
      • Fulfill the dharma so that you can be reborn into a better body
      • Try to achieve Nirvana
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Religious Traditions
  • Buddhism
    • Founded by Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha)
    • Believe people suffer due to worldly desires
      • To end suffering, one must give up worldly desires
        • Know the FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS and Follow the EIGHT FOLD PATH
modern south asia
Modern South Asia
  • British in South Asia
    • 1600sAD British setup up colonies in India
      • Wanted textiles, timber, and tea
    • India rebelled in 1857 and lost and Britain took control over the entire South Asia region
      • Built schools, roads, railways, and ports
independence
Independence
  • 1885 Supporters for India’s independence created an INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS pressured Great Britain to give up control of India (RAJ)
    • Boycotted British goods
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Independence
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    • Part of the (INC)
    • Studied law in South Africa
    • Fought for India’s independence
      • Used Civil Disobedience (nonviolent resistance) to fight British
      • India became free in 1947
india and pakistan
India and Pakistan
  • South Asia is split between Muslims and Hindus
  • Britain helped to divide South Asia
    • Pakistan (Muslim) and India (Hindu)
    • East Pakistan became Bangladesh after a civil war
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