Geo - India

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Hindu people believe this about the Ganges river

GANGES HEALTH HAZARD

Banks overflow and create stagnant water

DIRECTION OF GANGES RIVER

Southwest from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal

STORM SURGES & FLOODING

These are hardships caused by the Feni River for the people of Bangladesh

BUILDING A DAM

What did the people of Bangladesh decide to do about the Feni River

MANUAL LABOR

This was the main means of implementation of the dam

HELD AGAINST A MAJOR STORM

This was the crucial test the dam passed

MUGHAL EMPIRE CHANGED INDIAN CULTURE

Muslim conflicted with Hinduism

NONVIOLENT RESISTANCE

what tactic did Ghandi and his followers use

JAWAHARLAL NEHRU

India's first prime minister

INFLUENCES INDIAN POLITICS

Why Muslim-Hindu relations are a concern to the Indian government

ASSASSINATIONS OF LEADERS

How the Sihks & Tamils expressed dissatisfaction with government

LAND REFORM

large landowners have great political influence and make this difficult

PROGRESSIVE INDUSTRIAL CENTERS

Calcutta, Bombay, Madras, Delhi, & Bangalore

MARRIAGE & FAMILY

this is the center of daily life in India

ARRANGED PARTNERS

how are marriages in India different from most marriages in the US

POPULAR LEISURE ACTIVITIES

sports include soccer, field hockey & cricket similar to those in the US, as well as movies and music

KARMA & REINCARNATION

the Hindu believe these are connected as one determines the consequences of the other

EDUCATION

because the Indian governments want to better prepare its citizens for the future they have placed this as a high priority

ETHNIC DIVERSITY

This is evident in India as it has more than 1,000 languages and dialects

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