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Southeast Asia study guide

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cordilleras
parallel mountain ranges and plateaus
archipelago
a group of islands
flora
plants
fauna
animals
Indochina Peninsula and Malay Peninsula
two peninsulas that make up part of Southeast Asia
Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
countries that lie on the Indochina Peninsula (5)
Borneo, Malaysia, Thailand
countries that lie on the Malay Peninsula (3)
Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore
countries that are composed of entirely islands (3)
Pacific Ring of Fire
an area of volcanicand earthquake activity roughly surrounding the Pacific Ocean
Borneo
island that contains three different countries
Java
Indonesian island that contains its capital
Borneo, Celebes, Java, New Guinea, Sumatra
major islands of Indonesia
Luzon and Mindanao
two major islands of the Philippines
Chao Phraya, Irrawady, Mekong, Red
four main rivers in Southeast Asia
indigenous
native
maritime
seafaring
Britain, France, Spain, Netherland, USA
Western nations dominated much of Southeast Asia
Ho Chi Minh
Vietnamese revolutionary who led a war against France to gain Vietnam's independence
Buddhism
Southeast Asian religion that became the primary religion in Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia
Communist, Constitutional monarchies, Democracy
three types of government represented in Southeast Asia
Malayo-Polynesia, Mon-Khmer, Sino-Tibetan
three main language families spoken in Southeast Asia
Islam
major religion in the Malay Peninsula
wats
Indian style temples
batik
a method in making beautiful designs and patterns on cloth
longhouses
elevated one story buildings that house up to 100 people
silat
a combination of dancing and self defense
badminton, basketball, soccer
sports enjoyed by Southeast Asians