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1 Partition of India Review PowerPoint 1

2 India’s Division Early Civilizations
Indian history began in the Indus Valley in modern Pakistan Early civilizations in the region practiced the Hindu religion.


4 BANGLADESH Pakistan: After independence from Great Britain, Pakistan was split into two parts separated by India East Pakistan West Pakistan The two parts were only held together by their common religion, Islam.


6 BANGLADESH War started between West Pakistan & East Pakistan
India sided with the East (Bangladesh) West Pakistan became Pakistan East Pakistan became Bangladesh

7 BANGLADESH Why did this happen?
East Pakistan – very poor (subsidence farmers) West Pakistan – very rich (many raw materials and petroleum) Simply put, the rich controlled the poor and the poor became upset

8 Kashmir Conflict Started following the division of India
Argument over land border, Kashmir is rich with minerals

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