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World Geography: Unit 4 South and SE Asia
Terms in this set (30)
large land mass joined to a continent, but smaller
huge tidal waves caused by underwater earthquakes
seasonal winds that bring moist and dry air.
storm with high winds and heavy rain
A Hindu's moral duty or law
a religious group that incorporates elements of Hinduism and Islam
the belief in rebirth as another living being, human or animal
according to this law, good deeds move a person toward the point at which they can leave the cycle of rebirth, and bad deeds result in a bad reincarnation
river that flows west into India and Bangladesh
river that flows through Pakistan to the Arabian Sea
highest peak in the world
Hindus believe this river is sacred
Ho Chi Minh
Leader of the Vietcong during the Vietnam War.
Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Indus : drinking water, soil, transportation, hydroelectric power
What are three great river systems on which life in South Asia depends? What do these rivers provide?
leader of India's independence movement and Pacifist (non-violence)
pride in one's nation;the desire of a culture group to rule themselves as anation
Non violent resistance
the policy of opposing an enemyor oppressor by any6 means other than violence
to refuse to purchase because of something you disagree with.
A group or chain of islands
This religion has a large number of followers in Indonesia and Malaysia
Country that the USA, France, and Britain fought against in the Pacific during World War II
An area outside the main city with usually poor residents that have claimed the land illegally.
A place of worship for Hinduism and iconic landmark of India
The release from reincarnation in Hinduism, when the soul dies or ceases to exist
A policy extending a country's power or influence through colonization, use of military force, or other means.
President who signed the Paris Peace Accords, which ended the Vietnam War in 1973.
Leader of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia during their civil war.
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
document that declared war on Vietnam and was signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson.
most widely practiced polytheistic religion in India
period of British control in India
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