Flashcards in The 1960's and 1970's Deck (13):
What was the second India-Pakistan War (1965) fought over?
contested region of Kashmir
How did the Second India-Pakistan war (1965) end?
in a ceasefire, it really hasn't ended
Who replaced Lal Bahadur Shastri as Prime Minister of India after he died?
Nehru's daughter, Indira Gandhi
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
Name the leader who helped bring independence to East Pakistan
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
West Pakistan invaded East Pakistan. Who became involved?
Indira Gandhi sent in troops and humanitarian aid to help East Pakistan
East Pakistan gained it's Independence when?
East Pakistan changed its name to...
Who started the Total Revolution campaign in 1974-1975 to protest Indira Gandhi's governance?
Jayaprakash Narayan and Morarji Desai
Where did Jaya Narayan go to college?
University of Wisconsin in the US
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
Indira Gandhi was re-elected in which year?