Human Legacy Course/Ancient India & China (2500 BC - 250 BC)

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Like Mesopotamia and Egypt, India and China were each home to an early river valley civilization. The people of India and China developed their own governments, languages, customs, and social structures as well as religions and philosophies that still shape life in Asia.

Belief systems had a profound impact on the lives of people in ancient India and China. The teachings of Hinduism and Buddhism as well as the philosophies of Confucianism and Daoism shaped the way people lived, acted, and thought in those two regions.

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