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Social Studies Midterm

My Social studies Midterm vocab cards

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Angkor Wat
The Kymer Kingdom spread through much of Southeast Asia
Mandala
Has a center ruler and gained support from others
Boxer Rebelion
Wanted to defeat the Qing dynasty
Samuria
They relied on these warriors to protect thier estates
Zither
Bells, flutes, drums, and a stringed instrument
Diet
Is a Parliment government
Himilayas
Is located the wesr and the________to the east
Nagasaki
Is a Japanese city
East Timor
Is a small island nation
Eight Path
Middle way is a set of guidlines
Diet
House of Representetives hold most of the power
Delta
A triangular deposit of soil at the mouth of a river
Portiblo
Heads the only political party
Homogeneous
Japans population is ____________
Dravidan
Language spoken centuries ago
Tungten
A metal
Taoism
Zhou period gave rise to
Bahasa Indonesian
Is Indonnesia's official language
Tale of Gengi
First novel in the world wrote by Lady Muraki
Mahabharta
A lengthy poem and a enthic poem
Antimony
A metal and seen growth
Tiananmen Square
A group of protesters that killed 100's and injured 1000's
Muslim league
Muslims formed this in 1906 when Indians started to talk about independence
Confucious
Toward the end of the Zhou dynasty and taught the importance of moral and individuals
Urdu
Pakistans official language
Deccan Plateau
Makes up most of south India
Opium War
British responded to war
Monsoon
A seasonal wind
Ashoka
One of the many emporers that created a unified govt.
Cooperatives
300 families that share farmwork
Kymer
A kingdom in Cambodia
Ring of Fire
Volcanic and Earthquake that ussualy occur in a ring around the Pacific Ocean
Ainu
Came to japan from Europe
Clan
A group of familes who trace their decent from ancestors
Dialect
A wide variety of a Language
Outback
A large plateau that runs across Australia
Archipelago
A group of islands
Meiji Restoration
A new emporer named the...
Tet
Vietnams most important holiday and is their new years
Nagaski
Is a japanese city and was bombed by the U.S
Indo Aryan
3/4 of Indians are this
Human Rights
Every person is entiltled to these
Typhoon
Usualy in the Summer like a huricane
Great Barrier Reef
A big reef home to many coral on the coast of Austalia
Hiroshima
A city in Japan
Supply and Demand
Buisness are controled
Taj Mahal
Means "Change For New"
Haiku
A famous type of poetry with only 17 syllables
Vedas
A book of knoledge that held prayers, hymns, religious rituals, and philosphy
Sun Yet Sen
Grew up as a poor farmer and hoped China would be a democracy
Buddhism
Came from the same religions rootsas Hinduism
Mangla Dam
Is on the Jhelum river and is in Pakistan
Textile
Clothes manufactured from weaving and kniting
Tungsten
A metal and has seen a lot of growth
Han
Most people lived in this enthic group called ______
Siddhartha Guatama
Founder of Budhism
Lao Tzu
Wrote the Taoism book in 500 B.C
Batik
A type of cotton and is made in cotton
Sediment
Dirt that includes minerals that ussualy settle at the bottom of a river
Mohandas Gandhi
Fought non violently for Indias independence
Mohenjo-Daro
Was a large, well built city, with public builings
Mughal Empire
Babur started the ______ and had three leaders
Kublai Khan
Led Mongols after his great granfather Gengis Khan
Ho Chi Minh
Studied communism in the soviet union
Bureaucracy
The administration of a government through departments
Great Leap Forward
Mao Zedong developed this to speed up economy
Aryans
Migrated from Southern Russia
Zen
reaching enlightment
Indian National Congress
Was formed in 1885 for Indians to talk about their problems
Hinduism
People of ancient India developed this and they believe in karma and riencarnation
Military Dictatorship
Ruled be one man and the military
Sindhi
One of the most common pakistan languages mostly spoken in rural areas
Taj Mahal
Shan Jahan built this as a tomb
Dowry
Money given from bride to groom
Mao Zedong
Seized land from the wealthy and gave it to the poor
Shinto
Means the way of the gods and teaches life
Thatch
Are what some roofs are made out of ________ out of wooven palm fronds
Deng Xiaoping
Established diplomatic relations with the United States
Heian Age
Is considered as Japanese Golden age
Sanskrit
A old Aryan language
Shogan
Held most of the power and was the emporers cheif gerneral
Taiping Rebelion
Raged for 14 years and killed 20 million lives and demanded respect for women
Developing nations
working to improve people live safe, healthy, and succesful lives
Dynasty
Family of rulers that rose and fell in their succsesion
Pagoda
A tower built on many levels
Tarbella Dam
A source of hydroelectricity and is one of the biggest dams
Chiang Kai Shek
Punjabi Most spoken language in Pakistan
Sub Continent
A large mass of land that is part of a continent
Four Noble Truths
A set of truths you must follow ( Guidelines )
Cultural Revolution
Mao Zedongs atempt to rest his beliefs
Caste
A inherited social class and chooses job, marraige, and friends
Mount Everest
In the Himilayas and divides China from Nepal

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