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Asian premodern India
Why did the Hindu's hinder the British war efforts?
because they were pacifists
Why were the Muslims upset when the British sent them and the Hindus back to the constitutional convention after the war?
because they had helped so much in the war and the Hindus hadn't and the British didn't seem to have noticed
they were in power before the British came in the they were the minority so they probably wouldn't be afterwards with a democracy
What significance did August 15, 1964 have to do with the people in India and the British
It was direct action day
when the Muslims said they would just start slaughtering Hindus if the British didn't do anything
How many people were killed in Calcutta on direct action day?
Who did the British decide to blame on direct action day?
the viceroy of India
Who took over as leader of India when the viceroy was fired?
Who was Mountbattan related to?
When were the British planning on giving India it's independence?
August 15, 1948
When did the British end up giving India their independence?
Auguest 15, 1947
How did the British split up South Asia when they realized they couldn't keep it all together?
How did the British split up Pakistan?
East and West Pakistan
On which side did the British put the capital of Pakistan?
the West side
Why is the line between India and Pakistan so crooked?
because the British gave the rajahs choose which country they wanted to be a part of
Where in South Asia are there still UN troops?
Casmere because both India and Pakistan laid claim to it
Where do a lot of Al-Qaida followers hide in South Asia?
Why did East Pakistan get upset with the government?
because they felt they were getting taxed without representation or benefits
How did Pakistan split from 2 areas of land to 3?
Bangledesh split from Pakistan
Who are the Punjab's controlled by?
Why are the Sikh's in India upset?
because they are rich so they are gettin taxed more
What did the Sikh's of India do to lash out?
they killed the prime minister
What area of India does mother Teresa work in?
How many provinces is Jharkhand made up of?
Why does Jharkhand say it would be better to be independent of India?
because they are incredibly poor
they would receive more money from foreign aid than they do now from their country?
What is the boundary issue with the Indus river?
the river runs straight through Pakistan
the tributaries are controlled by India
What is the intesting thing about the production of Jute?
it is grown in India
manufactored in Pakistan
How many jobs is India claiming they will create in the next 10 years?
35 million jobs
What is the population of India?
Where are a lot of the jobs in India from?