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World Geography Chapter 29
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How does the title "the Great Soul" reflect the contributions of Mohandas Gandhi to India?
He played a great role in India's move to independence through a nonviolent manner
What area of India is known to have more opportunitites for work and education?
What is an effect of the growth of India's middle class?
The middle class is spending money on consumer goods, thereby strengthening that industry
What is the effect of years of civil war and international conflict in Afghanistan?
they need to rebuild their economy and government
What did Pakistan do to help supply water for irrigation?
Build the Tarbela Dam
What has been the main issue that Bangladesh faces due to overpopulation and chronic
What is an embankment dam?
A wall of soil and rock built to hold back water
How do most Hindus regard their joirney through life?
as an opportunity to live as purely as possible so that their sould would be ready for Brahma
what is a caste system?
a social hierarchy in which people are born into a particular group that has been given a district rank in society
What is the custom of Indian women covering their faces with a veil when they are in public known as?
What country became an independent country after defeating West Pakistan in a war in 1971?
What country became independent due to the fact that Muslims and Hindus could not agree on a form of government?
What is a partition solution to conflict?
to divide the area into parts based on the ideology/opinions of each side
what is a form of opposing an enemy or oppressor by any means other than violence
what is the term for pride in ones nation?
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