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1

What was the second India-Pakistan War (1965) fought over?

contested region of Kashmir

2

How did the Second India-Pakistan war (1965) end?

in a ceasefire, it really hasn't ended

3

Who replaced Lal Bahadur Shastri as Prime Minister of India after he died?

Nehru's daughter, Indira Gandhi

4

Describe Indira Gandhi's time as Prime Minister

a. NOT related to Mohandas K. Gandhi
b. Started a political party called Congress-I
c. Started campaign to end poverty called gharibi hatao
d. ended strip ends with former Indian princes and their descendants
e. she abolished the fundamental right to own property, because of birth into certain families
f. Distrusted the US and allied with the Soviet Union

5

Name the leader who helped bring independence to East Pakistan

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

6

West Pakistan invaded East Pakistan. Who became involved?

Indira Gandhi sent in troops and humanitarian aid to help East Pakistan

7

East Pakistan gained it's Independence when?

1971

8

East Pakistan changed its name to...

Bangladesh

9

Who started the Total Revolution campaign in 1974-1975 to protest Indira Gandhi's governance?

Jayaprakash Narayan and Morarji Desai

10

Where did Jaya Narayan go to college?

University of Wisconsin in the US

11

Describe the events if the Emergency

a. the 1971 election of Indira Gandhi's results were challenged
b. Indian High Court ruled to invalidate her election win
c. Indira declared the Emergency
d. Due process, free speech, and civil liberties suspended or stopped
e. She imprisoned her rivals and challenges of authority
f. Caused the indian parliament to validate her 1971 victory
g. She fell out of favor with the poor and the Muslims

12

Indira Gandhi was re-elected in which year?

1980

13

Who became Prime Minister after Nehru's death?

Lal Bahadur Shastri