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Indonesia - religion

Muslim

2

Indonesia - location

On the equator

3

Thailand - independence

Remained independent; no European powers

4

Southeast Asia - ethnicity distribution

Chinese in Singapore, China

5

Boundary evolution

Definition - the written legal description of a boundary between two countries or territories.
Delimitation - a boundary treaty into an official cartographic representation.
Demarkation - the actual placing of a political boundary on the cultural landscape.

6

Compacted / elongated / fragmented States

Compacted - circular, oval, or rectangular territory
Elongated - long and narrow in that its length is at least SIX times greater than its average width.
Fragmented

7

Domino Theory

Country that becomes unstabilized with destabilized neighboring countries.

8

Saigon - Ho Chi Minh

Capital of S. Vietnam

9

Southeast Asia - communism

Communism did not spread here.

10

Angkor Wat

Hindu ruins in Cambodia

11

Singapore - population / size / economy

Mostly Chinese
It is a city-state
Very strong economy

12

Agriculture in Southeast Asia

Difficult because of tropical soils.

13

Indonesia - population

Highest Muslim population