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filial piety
the duty and respect that children owe to their parents
Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms (born in 1931)
the Greatest Mogul leader
2 Major Deserts of China:
Takla Makan/ Gobi
lowest caste, not untouchables
Thar Desert
India's longest desert that runs along India/Pakistan border
caste level 3, merchants
Boris Yeltsin
first elected leader of Russia, horrible economy
Ivan IV
set up secret police, the most powerful of the early czars. Learned, religious, and cruel. Saw treason everywhere and arrested, exiled, or excecuted many advisors, reduced boyars power, increased Russia's trade with western Europe and worked to expand borders, conquered Mongul lands to the east and south of Moscow
mauryan empire
first empire of India
Valentina Tereshkova
world's first woman cosmonaut
a city in India
Mao Zedong
first communist leader/ brought in communism/established red guard/ established People's republic of china/ got rid of binding feet
Who was responsible for China's Cultural Revolution
Mao Zedong
Huang He
(Yellow River) China was first developed here
congress party
major political party
Gorbachev reform: huge system of officials to manage the economy; corruption
village organizationthat structured peasent life in Russia
civil disobedience
one of gandhi's methods of defiance
Friedrich Engels
socialist who wrote the Communist Manifesto with Karl Marx in 1848 (1820-1895)
Mao Zedong died in...
caste level 2 warriors and such
Prosperous Russian Peasents that - under Stalin - were sent to Labor Camps as punishment for being succesful
mountains in Southern India
indus river valley civilization
northern place of conflict pakistan v. india
Beliefs putting the family and society ahead of the individual, includes the five relationships
Northeast China:
where the muslim massacre in India occuered
religious system founded on the ideas of proper behavior and respect for family and ancestors
Forced Krushchev out of office; became new communist leader of russia; got rid of dissidents
hindu, moral duties
Siddartha Gautauma
now known as the Buddha, this man started Buddhism
symbols to express ideas such as beauty, joy, and justice
Indus River
home to acient river valley civillization
Treaty of Nanjing
"unequal treaty" to end Opium War in which China had to accept British terms for peace
Secret Police set up by Lenin to help the Bolshevik revolution
an Indian Muslim politician and leader of the All India Muslim League who founded Pakistan and served as its first Governor-General
past lives actions
Rival of Stalin; was exiled by Stalin and later murdered by his agents
highest caste, priests and such
a city
Ivan III
"The Great" first czar
Mohandas Gandhi
A lawyer in India who used nonviolence, and especially Civil Disobedience to end British rule in India. He was one of the many philosophers who influenced Martin Luther King Jr.; he is known as Mahatma, "Great Soul"
Chiang Kai-shek
(1887-1975), Chinese statesman and general; president of China 1928-31 and 1943-49 and of Taiwan 1950-75. He tried to unite China by military means in the 1930s but was defeated by the Communists. Forced to abandon mainland China in 1949, he set up a separate Nationalist Chinese State in Taiwan.
Indira Gandhi
Nehru's daughter and Prime Minister of India, she was assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards
Guru Nanak
this man founded Sikhism
early invaders of India
buddist "heaven"
Rajiv Ghandi
son of Indira, and grandson of Nehru, he was assassinated
Kublai Khan
Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan; In 1271, he founded the Yuan Dynasty, and became the first Yuan emperor.,
non-violent religion, founded as a revolt against Hinduism
cottage industry
american made town
Yuri Gagarin
first man to survive a trip to space (Russia)
Mumtaz Mahal
had the most famous mughal tomb in Agra built for him
gandhi's way of doing basically everything
Sacred river in india
father of Soviet Hydrogen bomb; noble peace prize for work on peace
Lead the revolution, encouraged communism
kyber pass
where aryans invaded from
sepoy revolt
indian v. british, started from suspected beef on guns
Empress Wu
She led the Tang Dynasty (625-705 AD); Only women emperor of China; powerful and cruel, along with talented and intelligent
Country that attacked China in WWII
Russian Leader that pushed for Space Technology
Dmitri Medvedev
A dissisdent (spoke out against government)
belief system emphasizing the link between people and nature rather that the importance of proper behavior
Nicholas II
finished the trans- siberian railroad; bloody sunday; october manifesto; the last czar of Russia who was forced to abdicate in 1917 by the Russian Revolution
Confucius's greatest disciple; he has been called the second sage; wrote Analects.
Chinese philosopher. His social and moral teachings, collected in the Analects , tried to replace former religious observances
Revolution of 1911
the revolution that resulted in China being turned into a republic soon after the death of Ci Xi
Alexander II
abolished serfdrom
extreme wedding gift to husband
Shah Jahan
the fifth Mogul emperor of India. During his reign, from 1628 to 1658, the Mogul Empire reached its zenith in prosperity and luxury. He built the Taj Mahal to honor the death of his beloved wife.
Tibeten Buddhists
Non-violent group of people from a remote region
Under this authority, westerners accused of a crime in China could be tried in their own courts instead of in Chinese courts
Vladimir Putin
succesor of Yeltsin, strong-arm methods, economy improved, however still some problems
Gorbachev reform: freedom of speech; openness
Who was responsible for the "Great Leap Foward"
Mao Zedong
Alexander II
the son of Nicholas I and czar of Russia, Freed the Serfs
first Prime Minister of India
Longest river in china
Benazir Bhutto
female leader of Pakistan; recently assassinated
Empress Dowager Cixi
Empress of China during early 1800's; mother of Emperor Guang, she put her son under house arrest; supported anti-foreign movements, and resisted reforms of the Chinese government and armed forces.
Open Door Policy
under this policy, all nations were supposed to have equal access to trade with China
belief that government must instill fear in people through harsh laws and punishment
Deng Xiaoping's reforms after Mao
allowance of household algriculture, small business, one child policy, forgein investment allowed
head of 1917 provisional gov't in RUS,
Marco Polo
born in 1254 - Venice, Italy, set off for china in 1271, reached china in 1274, worked for Kublai Kahn, went to war with Kahn's relatives, stayed in China until age 40, died in 1324
transformed Russia from a authoritarian monarchy to the most liberal nation in the world.
wife suicide after husbands death
dynastic cycle
the rise and fall of ruling families
language of Hindus
leader during the Mauryan Dynasty; after witnessing the results of a gruesome battle he converts to Buddhism
green revolution
when India was able to food wise support themsalves in the 70's
sphere of influence
an area in which a foreign nation has special economic privileges, such as the right to build railroads and factories
"Great Soul"
NEP - "New Economic Policy"
The organization Lenin created in order to stop the government from taking crops from the peasents
Deng Xiaoping
Mao's successor; created the 4 modernizations, was leader when Gorbachev of the U.S.S.R came, was leader during Tiananmen Square
Jiang Zemin
person who assumed leadership of China after Deng Xiaoping's death
seclusion of women
Pu Yi
Last emperor of China
Indian currency
Catherine the Great
most famous woman leader, Empress of Russia who greatly increased the territory of the empire (1729-1796)
rebirth of the soul in various forms
most famous composer of Russia
The Romanovs
They were imprisoned & exiled to Siberia & were all shot to death in 1918; the sczars of Russia
Places in Asia w/ Serious Ethnic Conflict...
Kashmir, Sikh nationalism, Sir Lanka
Gupta Empire
golden age
adopted Greek Orthodox Christianity
Peter the Great
created a Navy and westernized Russia
Chandragupta Maurya
this man established the Mauryan Empire
the "Old Master" who encouraged people to give up worldly desires in favor of nature; he founded Taoism (Daoism)
He established Jainism in the 500s; He emphasized meditation, self-denial and non-violence to all living things.
Gorbachev reform: made local managers; private enterprise; capitalism
Opium War
battle between China and Britain over the huge opium shipments being made to China that destroyed their economy
Mao Zedong came to power in...
aryan language
Soviet statesman and premier who denounced stalin; reduced censorship; supported communsim

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