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The Plain of Pagan
What is the name of Myanmar's historic and economic heartland (central area of the country)?
What is happening to the tribes of Myanmar today? (What are they involved in)
Precious gems, gold, minerals, tin, and teak wood are all natural resources of what country?
Part of Malaysia is on the island of Borneo and part is on the Malay Peninsula.
What is physcially different about Malaysia and the rest of the countries in Indochina?
Bumiputra v. Indians and Chinese
In 1960 Malaysia, which two groups fought? (really 3, but 2 were pitted against 1)
Chinese and Indians
In Malaysia, who owned a disprotortionate amount of the country's private weath, stores, etc.?
In the 1970's US and Japanese countries manufactured what in Malaysia that transformed Malaysia from an exporter of raw comodities to a chief exporter of semi conductors?
huge delta, fertile land, rice
What has the Mekong river created in the southeast section of Vietnam? (3 things)
Lyndon B. Johnson
Which US president escalated the amount of US troops in Vietnam to over a half a million?
We see the light at the end of the tunnel
What famous quote did Lyndon B. Johnson say to the US to seem optimistic?
Oil, timber, bauxite (aluminum). mang, coal, phosphates, and hydropower are all natural resources of what country?
Who did the communist Vietnamese persecute for befriending and helping the Americans during the Vietnam War?
location. stable and enlightened government, great work ethic
What 3 factors have led to Singapore's success?
Internal Security Act
What gives the Government the right to arrest and detain individuals without trial and not tell them why they are arrested for a year in Singapore?
Which Philippines leader was a brave person, but was not an effective leader because of a weak economy, widespread poverty, and communist/Muslim insurgensies?
Subic Bay Naval Station
US vacated their military presence in the Philippines at which Station in 1992?
Which country is the #1 oil producer in SE Asia, the largest archapelago, and the most populous Muslim country?
attempted military coup
What happened in Indonesia in 1965 that resulted with many Chinese Indonesians being killed, and the Fleeing of Sukarno?
Who was known as the father of development, developed oil industry, and enhanced Indonesia's infrastructure?
Slash and Burn
As a result of what did fires continue in Indonesia in 1997, causing smoke clouds to cover several countries?
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