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India

  1. 1. D: 4/9/13A: India NotesS: How does population affect India?H: Nonew.o.d: reincarnationWarm-Up: Answer questions 1 & 2 onpg. 656. Write the questions &answers.
  2. 2. Word of the Day Word Definition Sentence Picture The belief Hindusreincarnation that the believe that human soul is if you have reborn again good karma and again in you will be different reincarnated bodies to a higher status.
  3. 3. INDIA
  4. 4. I. Land & ClimateA. The Himalayas & Karakoram form the North border. These mountains cut off India from the rest of AsiaB. The Ganges river holds the fertile soil and 40%of India’s peopleC. In the Deccan Plateau there is forest, farmland & mineralsD. Most of India is warm or hot year round. They have three seasons – cool, hot and rainyE. Monsoons affect the climate and bring in the rain
  5. 5. II. EconomyA. Agriculture & Industry are equally importantB. More than 2/3 of the people work in agriculture growing rice, wheat, cotton, tea, sugarcane, and Jute used to make rope & burlapC. Factories in cities produce iron, steel, sugar, oil & computersD. Mining of coal, iron, manganese, bauxite & precious gemsE. Many of the goods sold in India are made in cottage industry
  6. 6. III. Environmental ChallengesA. Industrialization has polluted the land & waterB. Many animals live in national parks to save them
  7. 7. IV. HistoryA. In the 1500s B.C. Aryans moved into the Indus valley and blended with the people creating HinduismB. Overtime India was organized into castes that was based on ancestors and determined your job & who you could marryC. In the 700s Islam was introduced by the Mogul EmpireD. England conquered India in the 1700s and industrialized the nation but ruled over itE. Mahatmas Gandhi lead nonviolent protest to gain independence in 1974F. Today India is a federal republic run by a coalition government
  8. 8. V. ReligionA. 80% of the people are Hindus and believe in reincarnation. It is the goal to come back betterB. Other religions include Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism & JainismC. Religion has influenced art and archetecture like the Taj Mahal
  9. 9. VI. The PeopleA. More than 1 billion people live in India, there are 18 official languages and the majority of the country is overcrowdedB. Villages have a lack of water, electricity, paved roads and schoolsC. In the cities high rises tower over slum areasD. Rugby, soccer and movies provide entertainmentE. Diwali of the festival of lights is the major holiday

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