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Teaching Early civilization in the Indus Valley

Early civilization in the Indus Valley

The Indus Valley civilization was unlike other ancient civilizations that existed at the same time. They did not build massive monuments. They did not create fancy tombs for the rich. There were no mummies, no emperors, and no violent wars. Other civilizations devoted huge amounts of time, resources, and labor for the wealthy people, the dead, and their gods. Slaves and lower class people were forced to work hard on big construction projects. Other civilizations also had many wars as they took control over new lands and people.\n\nUnlike other civilizations, the Indus Valley civilization seems to have been peaceful. Archaeologists have found very few weapons. They also have not disco

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USHistory.org

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What makes the early Indus River Valley Civilization unique compared to other early civilizations?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.7 - Visual Information

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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