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A class of people in India.

Caste

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A territory ruled by another nation, usually one far away.

Colony

3

A refusal to buy or use goods and services.

Boycott

4

A division.

Partition

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A political leader who promoted equality.

Asoka

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A political leader who lead India to independence.

Mohandas K Gandhi

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A person who is devoted to the interests of his or her country.

Nationalist

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A person who has absolute power.

Dictator

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An island country in Southeast Asia, officially the Republic of the...

Philippines

10

A certain portion of something, such as jobs, set aside for a group.

Quota

11

A lawmaking body.

Parliament

12

A long period without rain.

Drought

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Cloth.

Textile

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A disputed territory in northeast India, parts of which have been claimed by India, Pakistan, and China since 1947.

Kashmir

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A person who flees his or her country because of war or armed conflict.

Refugee

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A communist dictator who led Northern Vietnam and took over Southern Vietnam.

Hi Chi Minh

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Religious leader who fought for equality and is against the caste system. He also was the prince of India.

Siddhartha Gautama

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One square mile of carved figures of Hindu myths.

Angkor Wat

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The practice of secluding women by covering their heads and faces with veils, especially in Islamic and some Hindu countries.

Purdah

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The granddaughter of Gandhi, the first female leader if India.

Indira Gandhi

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An industry that puts together vehicles, such as cars, vans, pickup trucks, tractors, and motorcycles.

Automotive Industry.

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Southern leader of Vietnam, who fought against communism. The US sided with this leader.

Ngo Dinh Diem

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The largest city Vietnam, named for the President of Northern Vietnam, formerly Saigon.

Ho Chi Minh City