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Please do not talk at this time…Nov 25 The Art of Non Violence As you watch the scenes of Indians using non violence and still refusing to follow unjust.

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1 Please do not talk at this time…Nov 25 The Art of Non Violence As you watch the scenes of Indians using non violence and still refusing to follow unjust laws think about the following: Do the English feel threatened by Gandhis actions? Are the Indians behaving in a threatening manner? Is there a conflict in the two answers you just gave? What is it? Who do you sympathize with most? How will the international community see the British soldiers? How will the international community view the Indian people? Who seems braver, the soldier or the Indians?

2 Other examples of Non Violent Opposition to Unjust Laws MLKs I have a Dream speech- Protesting limits to Civil Rights

3 Other examples of Non Violent Opposition to Unjust Laws Tiananmen Square- Protesting limits to Natural rights

4 Other examples of Non Violent Opposition to Unjust Laws Soweto Protests in South Africa - Protesting Apartheid and Limits to Natural Rights

5 Other examples of Non Violent Opposition to Unjust Laws Women in Black, San Francisco- Protesting war and injustice in Israel and Palestine

6 Non Violence Reading As you read, underline examples of non violent resistance to unjust laws or situations. Then reflect at the bottom of the second page.

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8 1. What is going on in this picture? 2. How does it characterize Indian Independence?

9 3. What do you Notice about the location of religious groups in India? 4. What kinds of problems will a people afraid that their culture will be abused again face? Afghanistan West Pakistan Kashmir East Punjab East Pakistan

10 Partition! Before Indians receive full Independence, the British, Muslin and Hindu leaders divide the lands of India into two nations with two dominant religions. People are urged to move to where their religion is dominant. 5. What problems do you think this migration of religious groups causes?

11 Jawarlal Nehru Ally of Gandhi. Ally of Gandhi. 1 st Prime Minister of India, st Prime Minister of India, Advocated Industrialization. Advocated Industrialization. Promoted self sufficiency for agriculture. Promoted self sufficiency for agriculture. Mixed Economy. Mixed Economy. Remained neutral during the cold war. Remained neutral during the cold war.

12 Nehrus daughter. Nehrus daughter. Prime Minister of India, Prime Minister of India, Continues Nehrus policies. Continues Nehrus policies. Faced corruption charges & internal rebellion. Faced corruption charges & internal rebellion. Assassinated in Assassinated in Indira Gandhi

13 Indian Leaders continue to be assassinated, accused of corruption, and deposed in military coups for the next 50 years. A united, politically stable, uncorrupted government remains a dream for India

14 Overpopulation 1 billion & climbing. Overpopulation 1 billion & climbing. Economic development. Economic development. Hindu-Muslim tensions. Hindu-Muslim tensions. Gender issues dowry killings. Gender issues dowry killings. Caste bias discrimination against untouchables continues. Caste bias discrimination against untouchables continues. The Kashmir dispute and nuclear weapons. The Kashmir dispute and nuclear weapons. Political assassinations. Political assassinations. Major problems & Issues in India today

15 Led briefly but successfully by Muhammad Ali Jinnah Led briefly but successfully by Muhammad Ali Jinnah Dangerous combination Dangerous combination Was not prepared to rule in Was not prepared to rule in Strong Islamic fundamentalism. Strong Islamic fundamentalism. Impoverished. Impoverished. Pakistan divides in 1972 Pakistan divides in 1972 W. Pakistan = Pakistan W. Pakistan = Pakistan E. Pakistan = Bangladesh E. Pakistan = Bangladesh Pakistan

16 First Woman Prime Minister, 1988 First Woman Prime Minister, 1988 Ousted in 1990, 1993 on corruption charges. Ousted in 1990, 1993 on corruption charges. Benazir Bhutto Assassinated last year Assassinated last year Nawaz Sharif Nawaz Sharif Ousted three times. Ousted three times. Struggle between modernizers and fundamentalists. Struggle between modernizers and fundamentalists.

17 Coup detat- Takes power by force. Coup detat- Takes power by force. Forms a secular government against Islamic fundamentalists. Forms a secular government against Islamic fundamentalists. U.S. ally in the War on Terror. U.S. ally in the War on Terror. Gen. Pervex Musharaff

18 Economic development. Economic development. Political instability/military dictatorship. Political instability/military dictatorship. Hindu-Muslim tensions. Hindu-Muslim tensions. Gender issues honor killings. Gender issues honor killings. Terrorism. Terrorism. The Kashmir dispute and nuclear weapons. The Kashmir dispute and nuclear weapons. Major problems & Issues in Pakistan today

19 India Vs. Pakistan Both claim Kashmir, its lands, its wealth, its people and its water resources.

20 Kashmir Crisis UN negotiated cease fire has only helped so much....small skirmishes and fights break out constantly

21 The India-Pakistan Arms Race Heats Up in the Late 1990s

22 2002 Nuclear Statistics

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24 Increasingly... India and Pakistan are working to fight Terrorism Pakistan is home to a number of rebel groups that support terrorists in Afghanistan India holds an influential place in regional politics. But... Both countries still struggle to maintain their own stability 6. How does this help the Terrorists?

25 7. Why are two unstable nuclear capable nations near organized terrorist groups a scary situation for the rest of the world? 8. What can the US do to make this situation better?

26 Please do not talk at this timeDec. 1 Get a reading on Outsourcing and read the side titled: Whats All the Noise About? On a half sheet of paper (you can share a whole sheet with a friend) please give me the following: 3- three businesses the US has outsourced to India 2- two reasons India is a great place to send your outsourced business to. 1- one serious concern for American businesses regarding Indias instability ( you have to think of this one on your own….)

27 Video on Outsourcing Point of View- As you watch, record information on the two points of view of Outsourcing presented in the video on the back of your ½ paper. Outsourcing: Indian ViewAmerican View Now go back and put a star next to those perceptions that are positive and a circle next to those perceptions that are negative. Which one do you have more of? Outsourcing Link

28 Attack on Mumbai What concerns do attacks like this raise for American companies doing business in India? Mumbai Attack Link

29 Dec 2- Modern India Web Quest Go to the Web Quest Link:Web Quest Link Answer Questions 1 – 20 on a piece of paper. You may use bullet notes in your answers. See next slide for more information on using the Web Quest Page HW: Finish any sections you havent done in class. All 20 questions are due on Thursday

30 Scroll down to see the Questions Go to each section in order Find the info on the page


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