Today we begin our exploration of the ancient Indian civilisations … that’s right, two for the price of one!
First up : Indus Valley Civilisation:
Under the heading “Crash Course: The Indus Valley Civilization”, please answer the following questions in full sentences.
1/ According to John Green, what prejudice exists in the word ‘civilisation’?
2/ What are the 4 symptoms of civilisations, according to John Green?
3/ What main advantage do river civilisations have?
4/ Using Crash Course and p. 28-287, describe the cities of Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro (4 – 5 sentences).
5/ Who did the Indus Valley trade with? What did they trade?
6/ What three theories describe the demise of the Indus Valley civilization?
7/ What very important concept beginning with the letter ‘C’ does John Green use to compare the human need for civilization … with being a good friend?