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Custom where the women cover their heads and faces with veils.
purdah
Ghats are _________.
hills
India is divided into _____ natural geographic regions.
five; 5
Date Philippines gained independance
July 4, 1947
How many philippine islands
7000
Leader of Hindu's
Nehru
Major religion in India
Hinduism
A book Rudyard Kipling wrote about India; had a character named Mowgli
The Jungle Book
How many YEARS it took to build the Taj Mahal
20 years
How many WORKERS it took to build the Taj Mahal
20,000
How tall are each of the four towers around the Taj Mahal
133 feet, 13 stories
Why is one room of the Taj Mahal restricted?
It is a tomb
Why was Mr. Walker in Africa with Gandhi?
He was reporting
What system did the Aryans create in India when they invaded?
the Caste
What religion did the Aryans spread?
Hinduism
Why was Gandhi thrown off the train?
Because he refused to move to the back of the train with the Indians, even though he had a first class ticket.
What did Gandhi hope to achieve by fasting?
The fighting of his people would stop, so his non-violent ideas would work.
What did Gandhi hope to show byhaving his people use non-violence against the British?
That you can win without violence.
What country today is going throughsimilar problems that India faced, onc India became independant?
Afganistan
What do gods/godesses represent?
A single spirit
refusal to buy/use things
boycott
lawmaking body
parliament
certain portion of something
quota
Natural boundary that makes up Northern India
Mountains
What does Buddha mean?
Elightened One
Who founded Buddhism?
Siddhartha Gautama
What was Gandhi's religion?
Hinduism
How is Hinduism unlike any other religion in the world?
Has no one single founder