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Buildings, Paintings and Books Class 6 History Notes | DailyHomeStudy

Metallurgy Ancient Indian metallurgists made major contributions to the metallurgical history of the world. Archaeological excavations have shown that the Harappans were master craftsmen and had knowledge of copper metallurgy. They even manufactured bronze by mixing copper and tin. While the Harappans belonged to the Bronze Age, their successors belonged to the Iron Age. India produced highly advanced types of iron-forged iron, wrought Read More

New Empires and Kingdoms Class 6 History Notes | DailyHomeStudy

New Empires and Kingdoms Chapter 10 is about Prashastis, Samundragupta, Vikram Samvat, Harshavardhana and the Harshacharita, The Pallavas, Chalukyas and Pulakeshin’s prashasti.  How were these kingdoms formed?  Assemblies and ordinary people in these kingdoms are also covered in this lesson 10 New Empires and Kingdoms.  We have also included the question, answers with solution.  These notes are prepared Read More

Traders, Kings and Pilgrims Class 6 History Notes | DailyHomeStudy

How to find out about trade and tr ade and trade and traders The Northern Black Polished Ware pottery, especially bowls and plates, were found from several archaeological  sites throughout the subcontinent. Traders may have carried them from the places where they were made, to sell them at other places. South India was famous for gold, spices, especially pepper, and precious Read More

Vital Villages, Thriving Towns Class 6 History Notes | DailyHomeStudy

Iron tools and agriculture Things made of iron (and steel) are a part of our daily lives. The use of iron began in the subcontinent around 3000 years ago. The largest collections of iron tools and weapons were found in the megalithic burials, about which Around 2500 years ago, there is evidence for the growing use of iron tools. Read More

Ashoka, The Emperor who Gave up War Class 6 History Notes | DailyHomeStudy

A very big kingdom = an empire Introduction Ashoka was one of the greatest rulers known  to history and on his instructions inscriptions were inscribed on pillars, as well as on rock surfaces. His kingdom was called an empire 2. Paterliny Was Folowed The empire that Ashoka ruled was founded  by his grandfather, Chandragupta Maurya, more than 2300 years Read More

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

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