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New Question And Ideas Class 6 History Notes | DailyHomeStudy

The story of the Buddha Introduction Siddhartha, also known as Gautama, the founder of Buddhism, was born about 2500 years ago. This was a time of rapid change in the lives of people.  New cities were developing, and life was changing in the villages as well. Many thinkers were trying to understand these changes in Read More

Kingdoms, Kings and an Early Republic Class 6 Notes | DailyHomeStudy

How some men became rulers Choosing leaders or rulers by voting is something that has become common during the last fifty years or so. But, around 3000 years ago, we find some changes taking place in the ways in which rajas were chosen. Some men now became recognised as rajas by performing very big sacrifices. The ashvamedha or horse sacrifice Read More

What Books and Burials Tell Us Class 6 Notes | DailyHomeStudy

One of the oldest books in the world  There four Veda – the Rigveda, Samaveda, Yajurveda and Atharvaveda. The oldest Veda is the Rigveda, composed about 3500 years ago. The Rigveda includes more than a thousand hymns, called sukta or “well-said”. These hymns are in praise of various gods and goddesses. Three gods are specially important: Agni, the god of Read More

In the Earliest Cities Class 6 History Notes | DailyHomeStudy

The story of Harappa When railway lines were being laid down for the first time in the Punjab, engineers stumbled upon the site ofHarappa in present-day Pakistan. To them, it seemed like a mound that was a rich source of ready made, high quality bricks. They carried off thousands of bricks from the walls of the old buildings of the Read More

FROM GATHERING TO GROWING FOOD Class 6 history notes | DailyHomeStudy

Neinuo’s lunch Neinuo was eating her favourite food — boiled rice, squash, pumpkins, beans and meat. Her grandmother had grown the squash, pumpkin and beans in the little garden plot at the back of her house. She remembered the food had been so different when she had been to Madhya Pradesh as part of a school trip. It was hot Read More

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 Read More

What Where, How and When? Class 6 History Notes |DailyHomeStudy

History: History is a chronological account of events as they took place in the past. Why should we study History: What Where, How and When? i) We should study history as it tells us about our past. ii) It gives us understanding about our ancient culture and lifestyle. iii) It helps us to solve the Read More

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