Ch 7: Early Indian Civilization: Tutoring Solution

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The Early Indian Civilization chapter of this High School World History Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about ancient India. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the topics involving early Indian civilization required in a typical high school world history course.

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Learning Objectives

  • Explore the indigenous culture of ancient India.
  • Learn about the Indus Valley civilization.
  • Discuss the beliefs of the Aryans in the Indus Valley.
  • List the three pillars of Indian society.
  • Examine early religion in India.
  • Take a look at the rulers of the Mauryan Empire.
  • Discuss the leaders of the Gupta Dynasty.

10 Lessons in Chapter 7: Early Indian Civilization: Tutoring Solution
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Gautama Buddha: The Founding of Buddhism

1. Gautama Buddha: The Founding of Buddhism

This lesson will explore the founding of Buddhism and the life of Siddhartha Gautama. It will also highlight nirvana, asceticism, the concept of a bodhisattva, and the Bodhi tree.

Ancient India: Indigenous Culture & Outside Influences

2. Ancient India: Indigenous Culture & Outside Influences

This lesson will explore the history of ancient India. It will focus on the Harappan culture, their mixing with the Aryans, and the beginnings of the Hindu faith.

Three Pillars of Indian Society: Village, Caste & Family

3. Three Pillars of Indian Society: Village, Caste & Family

This lesson will explain the three pillars of Indian society. They are the village, the caste system, and the family. In doing so, it will explore the different individual castes as well as describing joint families.

Indus Valley Civilization: Harappa & Mohenjo-Daro

4. Indus Valley Civilization: Harappa & Mohenjo-Daro

In this lesson, we will explore the mysterious Indus Valley civilization, which was located in modern Pakistan and reached its high point between about 2500 BCE and 1900 BCE.

The Aryans in the Indus Valley: Texts, Castes & Beliefs

5. The Aryans in the Indus Valley: Texts, Castes & Beliefs

In this lesson, we will explore the Aryans of the Indus Valley. We will learn about their arrival in the valley, their social customs, their major texts, and their religious beliefs.

Lord Mahavira & the Jain Religion

6. Lord Mahavira & the Jain Religion

This lesson will explain the history and the beliefs of Jainism. In doing this, it will highlight the life of Lord Mahavira as well as define the terms 'moksha' and 'Tirthankara.'

Early Religion in India: Hinduism & Buddhism

7. Early Religion in India: Hinduism & Buddhism

This lesson will explore the founding of Hinduism and Buddhism. It will cover the basic beliefs of Hinduism and the life of Siddhartha Gautama, and the presence of both religions in modern day India.

The Mauryan Empire in India: Rulers & Edicts

8. The Mauryan Empire in India: Rulers & Edicts

In this lesson, we will study India's Mauryan Empire. We will learn about its rulers, explore its government and economy, delve into its religious life, and examine its decline and disappearance.

Indian Worship Traditions: Vishnu, Shiva & Devi

9. Indian Worship Traditions: Vishnu, Shiva & Devi

This lesson will explain Hinduism's polytheistic worship of Vishnu, Shiva, and Devi. In doing so, it will explore their roles as preserver, destroyer, and protective mother of the universe.

Indian Ocean Trade: Route, Network & History

10. Indian Ocean Trade: Route, Network & History

Before there were trade routes across the Atlantic and Pacific, there was the Indian Ocean trade. In this lesson, we'll explore the history and trade routes of the Indian Ocean and see how they connected the world.

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