4 examples of cash crops
tea, cotton, coffee, and sugar cane
and elavated landmass that is a major part of a continent
plain with rich, fertile soil that is made up of volcanic ash
what was created when the indian subcontinent collided with asia?
What are the two most important rivers in South Asia?
Indus and the Ganges
What landform is framed by the western ghats and the eastern ghats?
What is the most important factor in the climate of south asia?
During the winter monsoons, why doesn't most of the bitter cold air reach south asia?
It is blocked by the Himalayas
Where do most south asians live?
Because of India's lack of oil, what energy source has it relied on?
A territory that is ruled by another nation
A refusal to buy or use goods and services
Under the caste system...
each class has special duties and work
What did fighting between Muslims and HIndus lead to?
What is partition?
What change did Aryans introduce to Northern India?
The caste system
What is the main religion of India?
Buddah taught that people can be free of suffering if they give up...
How did Asoka change the culture of India during the Maura empire?
He became a buddhist
From the late 1700s until it gained independence, the Indian subcontinent was ruled by the
In 1947, Hindus and Muslims agreed to divide the indian subcontinent into which two nations?
India and Pakistan
For countries with not enough water, what is a serious problem?
a river that flows into a larger river
can produce its own goods for its own use without outside assistance
a worldwide effort to end pollution
why is the indus river especially important to the farmers in pakistan?
They depend on it to irrigate their crops
What is one serious problem caused by the irragation on the Indus plain?
A buildup of salts
Why is most industry in pakistan located on the Indus plain?
It is near hydroelectric power
More than 60% of pakistand exports come from...
the textile industry
Pakistans industries include...
the chemical industry, making cement, and producing steel
Pakistan is famous for its beautiful...
what is the best way to bring about world peace
How did mortenson end up in the village of Korphe
Wandering away from his group while climbing K2
Why is it important for each village to contribute matching funds to this effort to build schools?
Ensures the projects long term viability
How is this similar to how Heifer operates?
Teaches the people how to be self sufficient
How does the institute ensure sustainability of the schools?
training people in the community to run the schools.
3 good reasons for educating girls at least to the 5th grade level.
1. reduce enfant mortality
2.reduce population explosion.
3. improve health
Who trains the local educated person to be a tecaher?
Why is it important to have a local person as a teacher?
Community envolvment,and envestment
How does the CAI help students who want to study abroad?
What are some things education can accomplish?
civilize, make profits,do something, and change themselves
What term that we have already used would describe the goal of CAI education centers?
What is the main way the CAI can accomplish the goal of better health systems?
provide clean drinking water
Why is the death rate dramatically lowered?
Lack of clean drinking water
What are 3 important attitudes the CAI keeps in mind when dealing with different cultures?
1. entering a foreign culture
2. local customs
1st cup of tea
2nd cup of tea
3rd cup of tea
why is war on terror an oxymoron
the war creates more terror
what is the domestic purpose of pennies for peace besides raising money for schools?
Educating children in making a postive impact