2 The RulesEach group will have 1 person who has their outline out & 1 person who has a book.3 points = answer with only memory2 points = answer with outline1 point = answer with bookCheating will result in a loss of turn & a 3 point deductionEach group will be given 30 seconds to answerIf they are stuck, the question bounces until a group can answer it
3 Define: 1. Imperialism – 2. Colonialism – Control over another country. This can take different forms such as economic or political.2. Colonialism –Having and maintaining colonies outside of your own country.
4 Background3. Approximately how long was Britain a ruling force in India?2 centuries4. What happened during WWII that further inflamed Indians?GB committed Indian soldiers5. Who was the leader of the Muslim League?Muhammad Ali Jinnah6. What were the 2 political parties in India?Muslim League & Congress Party (Indian Nat. Congress)
5 New Country 7. The Partition formed another country. What country? Pakistan8. How was that country different than it is now?There was East & West Pakistan9. How did WWII push GB toward granting India freedom?War debts and continued rebellions10. Approximately how many people died in the summer of 1947?1 million
6 Religion 11. Which religious group headed to Pakistan? Muslims12. Which religion aligned itself with Hindus?Sikhs13. Who killed Gandhi in 1948?A Hindu extremist14. In what way was the assassination of Gandhi ironic?He was peaceful, yet killed in a violent way. And, killed by his own religion’s extremist.
7 Disputes 15. Over what region did the UN call a cease-fire in 1949? Kashmir16. What significant “title” did India achieve in 1947?The largest democracy in the world17. What causes continual fighting over Kashmir to this day?Religion, borders, & water
8 Leadership 18. Who became India’s first Prime Minister in 1947? Jawaharlal Nehru19. What important figure had Nehru followed and admired?Gandhi20. How did Nehru attempt to organize the states?By Language21. Who became the next Prime Minister when Nehru died in 1964?His daughter, Indira Gandhi
9 More Leadership22. What religious group caused much trouble for Indira Gandhi?Sikhs23. What conflict caused her to be assassinated?Over the Golden Temple at Amritsar24. Who became the next Prime Minister?Her son, Rajiv Gandhi25. What happened to him?He was assassinated by political rivals in 1991
10 Looking Ahead26. What do both India and Pakistan have that causes other countries to worry?Nuclear Warheads27. What is expected to happen to India’s population by 2035?That it will surpass China28. Why were east and west Pakistan so unstable and divided?They are 1000 miles apart29. What country was formed from East Pakistan in 1971?Bangladesh
11 More Independence30. How many people died in the conflict between Pakistan and Bangladesh?About 1 million31. What struggles has Bangladesh faced in the decades since its independence?Political corruption, floods, economy32. What major problem still haunts Bangladesh?Extreme poverty33. What other island nation gained its independence?Sri Lanka
12 Island Country 34. What did Sri Lanka used to be called? Ceylon35. What ethnic group lives in Sri Lanka?Tamils36. What do the Tamils continue to fight for to this day?Their own nation
13 Thinking Deeper37. What struggles have all of these newly independent nations shared?Economic & political instability38. What factors are out of human control that have also caused problems for these countries?Harsh climates, floods, droughts39. How does the study of religion help us see problems in these countries?