The Delhi Sultans: (a) Outline the development of political institutions, and relationships amongst rulers. (b) Understand strategies of military control and resource mobilisation. (c) Illustrate how travellers’ accounts, court chronicles and historic buildings are used to write history.
Rulers and Buildings: (a) Convey a sense of the range of materials, skills and styles used to build: waterworks, places of worship, palaces and havelis, forts, gardens. (b) Understand the engineering and construction skills, artisanal organisation and resources required for building works. (c) Illustrate how contemporary documents, inscriptions, and the actual buildings can beused to reconstruct history.
Towns Traders and Crafts persons: (a) Trace the origins and histories of towns, many of which survive today. (b) Demonstrate the differences between founded towns and those that grow as a result of trade. (c) Illustrate how travellers’ accounts, contemporary maps and official documents are used to reconstruct history.
Tribes Nomads and Settled Communities: (a) Convey an idea of long-term social change and movements of people in the subcontinent. (b) Understand political developments in specific regions. (c) Illustrate how anthropological studies, inscriptions and chronicles are used to write history.
Devotional Paths to the Divine: (a) Indicate the major religious ideas and practices that began during this period. (b) Understand how Kabir challenged formal religions. (c) Illustrate how traditions preserved in texts and oral traditions are used to reconstruct history.
Eighteenth Century Political Formations: (a) Delineate developments related to the Sikhs, Rajputs, Marathas, later Mughals, Nawabs of Awadh and Bengal, and Nizam of Hyderabad. (b) Understand how the Marathas expanded their area of control. (c) Illustrate how travellers’ accounts and state archives can be used to reconstruct history.
Natural Vegetation and Wildlife online test for class 07 Social Science. These online MCQ tests includes all main concepts of the chapter in CBSE class 07 Social Science. It is very useful for testing the command over the topic and equally useful for various Olympiads.
Human Environment Settlement Transport and Communication: To explain the relationship between natural environment and human habitation; To appreciate the need of transport and communication for development of the community; To be familiar with the new developments making today’s world a global society
Human Environment Interactions the Tropical and the Subtropical Region: To understand the complex inter relationship of human and natural environment; To compare life in one’s own surrounding with life of other environmental settings; To appreciate the cultural differences existing in the world which is an outcome of interaction, between human beings and their environment.
State Government (Role of the Government in Health and How the State Government Works): Main functionaries-broad outline of the role of the Chief minister and the council of ministers. The nature of the role played by the government – regarding resources and services. Factors involved in distribution of resources/services. Access of localities and communities to resources/services.
Gender (Growing up as Boys and Girls and Women Change the World): understand that gender is a social construct and not determined by biological difference, learn to interrogate gender constructions in different social and economic contexts, to link everyday practices with the creation of inequality and question it.
Media and Advertising (Understanding Media and Understanding Advertising): understand the role of the media in facilitating interaction between the government and citizens, gain a sense that government is accountable to its citizens, understand the link between information and power, gain a critical sense of the impact of media on people’s lives and choices, appreciate the significance of people’s movements in gaining this right.