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Indus Valley civilization

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Jennyfer Grundler

on 24 January 2014

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The houses of the Indus River Valley civilization were most advanced. Almost every house had a bathroom connected to a sewer system, a well, and a trash chute. There were also tall walls that surrounded important fortresses. These are ordinary things we use today but this was the first civilization in the world to use them. It's hard to believe that they were this advanced.
The Indus River Valley Civilization
The Indus River Valley Civilization was first started in 2500 BC. It was the earliest Urban civilization. It was very modernized, they had indoor bathrooms and wells before any other early civilization. These are some topics that explain the Indus River Civilization.

Indus Valley Civilization
Important Advances
The most advances so far must have been the sewage system and the indoor bathrooms. Also they had wells that got water. They used bricks out of clay that they dried in the sun. This made out to be our building materials now. That means we use things that our very old.
The Indus Valley Civilization crosses over India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan. Natural borders surround this area such as the Arabian Sea. Water from the Hindukush feeds the crops here.
Trade was very important to the Indus Valley Civilization. It was the main method for economy. Archeologists even believe that they traveled all the way to Mesopotamia. The surplus after cropping season became extra money from trade which stabilized the economy .
There was 1 main religion in the Indus River Valley civilization. That religion was Hinduism. Hinduism is a religion that believes in reincarnation. If you have good karma and live a truthful life then you join Brahma, the universal spirit.

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