Focus Question: What were the characteristics of Classical Indian Civilization?

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1. Geography

1.1. Mountains

1.1.1. Himalayas

1.1.2. Hindu Kush

1.2. Water

1.2.1. Indian Ocean

1.2.2. Rivers

1.2.2.1. Indus

1.2.2.1.1. Harappa

1.2.2.1.2. Mohenjo-Daro

1.2.2.2. Ganges

2. People

2.1. Aryans

2.1.1. Migration

2.1.2. Caste system

2.1.2.1. Social interaction

2.1.2.2. Occupations

2.2. Mauryan Empire

2.2.1. Asoka

2.2.2. Political unification

2.2.3. Contributions

2.2.3.1. Spread Buddhism

2.2.3.2. Free hospitals

2.2.3.3. Vet Clinics

2.2.3.4. Good Roads

2.3. Gupta Empire

2.3.1. Golden Age

2.3.2. Contributions

2.3.2.1. Math

2.3.2.1.1. Concept of zero

2.3.2.2. Medicine

2.3.2.2.1. setting bones

2.3.2.3. Astronomy

2.3.2.3.1. concept of round earth

2.3.2.4. New Textiles

2.3.2.5. Literature

3. Hinduism

3.1. One god/many forms

3.2. Reincarnation

3.2.1. Rebirth

3.3. Karma

3.3.1. actions determine future

3.4. Sacred writings

3.4.1. Vedas

3.4.2. Upanishads

3.5. Caste System

3.5.1. Social Interaction

3.5.2. Jobs

4. Buddhism

4.1. Siddhartha Gautama

4.1.1. Buddha

4.2. Four Noble Truths

4.3. Eightfold Path to Enlightenment

4.4. Spread by Asoka

4.4.1. India to China

4.5. Nepal