known for its grid street pattern and underground sewers in the indus valley
need gov troops to put down a rebellion in 1857
- brahma (creator of universe) - vishnu (preserver of universe) - shiva (destroyer of universe)
- came to asia in 10th century - not in southern india
disciples founed in the punjab region of asia
where is the punjab region?
how did buddhism start?
from teachings of prince sidd hartha gautayma
where was prince sidd hartha gautayma born?
what does buddha mean?
teachings and ways to enlightenment
our lives are conditioned by past actions
division of people based on ancestry and occupation
two caste divisions of asia
brahmas (top) and untouchables (bottom)
priests and bureacrats
informal section jobs
process of change in society from high birth and death rates to low rates, with an increase in population
4 stages of demographic transition
- 1 high birth and death rates (no country) - 2 death rates decline, birth rates stay high (afghanistan) - 3 birth rates decline but still higher than deaths (US) - 4 low birth and death rates (germany)
what will be the largest country by 2050?
what is the sacred ganges river used for?
- drinking - play - sewage - cremation
what is the sikhs sacred place?
hindu festival of color in northern india
a mausoleum in agra, built in 1653 by shah jahan in memory of his wife
- eastern coast - known for flooding
- western coast - bollywood
leaders of india
- mohandes gandi - jawa harla nehru
belief in now violence
jawa harla nehru
indias 1st prime minister
what does india fight with pakistan ove?
what is the economy of NE india know for?
what is the economy of bangalore known for?
tourist spot on west coast of india
official language of pakistan
northwest frontier of pakistan
militant area near afghanistan border
what is pakistan a large producer of?
what happened in 1971 in pakistan?
split from east pakistan
Chinese figure who believed in human virtue
mystical chinese figure who founded daoism
"great explorer" and led 20 thousand chinese to the rest of asia
four major regions of china
1. NE china plain (heartland, now the "rustbelt") 2. north china plain (forbidden city) 3. basins of chang/yangtze 4. basins of xi and pearl rivers
leader of tibet buddhists who escaped in 1959
majority of uyghurs population (muslim)
great leap forward
economic plan to develop industrial output by diverting labor from agriculture in China
special economic zone
manufacturing and export center within china to attract foreign investment and technology transfers
pearl river hub
growing economic area in SE china (hong kong, guang zhou, and macaw)
student led democracy movement suppressed by chinese army
drug destroying chinese culture led to conflict with the british
what happened to china by the end of the 19th century?
it became a weakened state
chinese nationalists that chased out foreigners in 1927
who led chiang kai-sheks?
the long march
group of communists driven into the interior of china by the nationalists
people's republic of china
well organized communist militia defeated the nationalists
one child policy
only one child allowed in china
negative consequences of the one child policy
more abortions and more female infanticide
mongol leader that united all mongol tribes
four large islands of japan (from north to south)
1. hokkaido 2. honshu 3. shikoku 4. kyushu
military ruler under an emperor
"return to enlightened rule" in japan
means "divine wind"
knickers giving day
women give men chocolate and men give women underwear in japan
held every 6 years in japan where people ride a log down a steep slope
"lucky cat" charm from japan
game show in japan
where is north and south korea separated?
38th north parallel
who were the phillipines named after?
destabilize one country will lead to the collapse of neighboring countries
ancient hindu temple for god vishnu
wanted a rural society, instituted terror as a weapon
who led khmer rouge?
no access to ocean for trade
example of a landlocked county
area of opium production (burma, laos, thailand)
what tourist activity is thailand known for?
combo of soccer and volleyball in thailand
multimedia super corridor from malaysia
straight of malacca
busiest waterway in the world located in malaysia
when did east timor become independent?
policy to induce residents of overcrowed areast o move to less populated areas (indonesia)