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Geo - India

STUDY
PLAY
SACRED
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