INDIAN HISTORYINDIAN HISTORY India is one of the 4 oldest civilizations in history. Home of Hinduism & Buddhism – Belief in Reincarnation Hindu Caste System: reward or punishment for previous life – Untouchables—people without caste
MUSLIM CONQUEST OF INDIAMUSLIM CONQUEST OF INDIA Introduced Islam to India – Shah Jahan Build Taj Mahal Hindu population were sometimes discriminated against Sikhs combined religious ideas from Hinduism and Islam
BRITISH IMPERIAL INDIABRITISH IMPERIAL INDIA 1750’s British East India Trading Company 1857 Sepoy Mutiny 1886 Indian National Congress began fight for Indian Independence
MOHANDAS K. GANDHIMOHANDAS K. GANDHI 1869-1948 1893-1915 fought passport system in South Africa 1930 Salt March 1947 India became independent “Live simply so that others can simply live.”
GROUP INSTRUCTIONSGROUP INSTRUCTIONS Take turns reading the timeline aloud. Mark each date as –P (Palestinians are to blame) or –I (Israelis are to blame); or B for both or N for neither. Decide who you think is most to blame in the conflict—the Arabs or Israelis. List the factual details that support your choice.
TALIBAN Islamic Fundamentalist Group Gave refuge to Osama Bin Laden & al Qaeda in 2001 Mistreat women
TERMS Sharpeville Massacre: Sharpeville Massacre: in 1960, police gunned down 69 peaceful protesters in a black township; beginning of violence in South Africa Soweto: Soweto: site of 1980’s student protest movement in South Africa