Comparing Turkana Boy And Lucy Essay
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Monsoons: For india, monsoons are vital as they provide the much needed moisture for agriculture. The monsoons are significant because they make the Himalayas act like a third pole and variations in there timing could mean floods or famine for India. The monsoons bring moisture from June to October and reverse from October to June.
Caste System: The Caste system in India around 600BCE was broken up into 4 major parts with Brahman or priests being at the top. The next 3 levels were for warriors, skilled laborers, and unskilled laborers. The divisions became more defined as Aryans settled into northern India. This system, though ever-changing as new communities were introduced, still continues to this day and has a great impact on indian society.
Yellow River: The Yellow River runs about 3,000 miles from the highlands of Gansu, China to the East and eventually the sea. The river gets it’s name from the mineral-rich soil deposit from centuries of strong winds. The river has changed 26 times during the last 3000 years, but it…