On the Trail of the Earliest People Class 6 History Notes | DailyHomeStudy

Tushar’s train journey

Tushar was going from Delhi to Chennai for his cousin’s wedding. They were travelling by train and he had managed to squeeze into the window seat, his nose glued to the glass pane. As he watched trees and houses fly past, his uncle tapped his shoulder and said: “Do you know that trains were first used about 150 years ago, and that people began using buses a few decades later?” Tushar wondered, when people couldn’t travel quickly from one place to another, did they spend their entire lives wherever they were born? Not quite.

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The earliest people: why were they on the move?

Kingdoms, Kings and an Early Republic

Reasons why hunter gatherers moved from place to place

New Questions and Ideas

How do we know about these people?

Choosing a place to live in

Vital Villages, Thriving Towns

How do we know where these factories were?

Making stone tools

Stone tools were probably made using two different techniques:

Traders, Kings and Pilgrims

Finding out about fire

New Empires and Kingdoms

A changing environment

Names and dates

Buildings, Paintings and Books

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