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1: CONTENTS | 2....................................................kings 3...........................................India's Rules 4-5........................................Social Classes 6.............................The Council of Ministers 7..............Civil Servants and SpiesCivil Servants 8...........Viashyas-merchant,farmers,landowners 9........Shudras-land labourers,craftsmen Outcats 10............................................art in India 11...........................Nteresting things in India

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3: 3 | Ancient India's Rules | Give examples of some of the rules/laws they had. Hindus can only marry from their own class. There were rules that told what kinds of food you could eat, who could make it, who could serve it, and who could share it. What were some of the consequences if laws were broken? Who determined this and how? King would decide your punishment which would be anything from death, to slavery or fines. | Ancient India's Rules | Give examples of some of the rules/laws they had. Hindus can only marry from their own class. There were rules that told what kinds of food you could eat, who could make it, who could serve it, and who could share it. What were some of the consequences if laws were broken? Who determined this and how? King would decide your punishment which would be anything from death, to slavery or fines.

4: Brahmins-Priests,Scholars, Religious Teachers Kshatriyas-kings,warriors,Chieftiains Kings duties: 1: To serve his people by protecting them 2: To keep social classes and economy working 3: Would punish people who broke the laws government leaders made. | Social Classes | 4

5: Warriors: Elephants - marched in front of army on elephants - 3-4 warriors ride on elephants. ( Cavalry - Used for surprise attacks on horses. Chariots - Rode chariots into battles Infantry - largest division of army - walked on foot and fought in open | Social Classes

6: Civil Servants and SpiesCivil Servants - Made sure everything was working correctly, policed the streets, and that working conditions were safe and government rules were followed. Spies - went out and spied on what people were doing and reported secretly back to the king. | Civil Servants and SpiesCivil Servants

7: The Council of Ministers 1. Made the rules and decided what projects to build. 2. They could agree with or over rule the king.

8: 1:To tend to the cattle - ranchers 2: To give gifts to the Brahman 3: offer sacrifices 4: Study - Qur'an 5: trade - merchants 6: lend money - bankers 7: farm - farmers | Viashyas-merchant,farmers,landowners

9: Shudras- Land labourers, craftsmen, outcasts-executioners of crimals, scavengers, undertakers, sweepers, people thrown out of their cast. 1: Forbidden to study the Vedas. 2: They were to protection under the law. 3:Higher castes were "twice born.” Sudras had “one birth only”. | Shudras-land labourers,craftsmen outcasts

10: Look at all the art in India!

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13: "India Quarter." Clipart. Clipart.com. Web. 27 Jan. 2012. . "Indian People (Caste) - History for Kids!" Kidipede - History for Kids - Homework Help for Middle School Social Studies. Web. 31 Jan. 2012. . "Indian Slaves - History for Kids!" Kidipede - History for Kids - Homework Help for Middle School Social Studies. Web. 31 Jan. 2012. . "Indian Slaves - History for Kids!" Kidipede - History for Kids - Homework Help for Middle School Social Studies. Web. 31 Jan. 2012. . "Indus Valley." Ancient India - The British Museum. Web. 06 Jan. 2012. . "Rajkot City Gate-Rajkot." Old Images of Asia. Web. 30 Jan. 2012. . Schomp, Virginia. Ancient India [pbk]. New York: Franklin Watts, 2005. Print.

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