GEO 105 Notes Nov 12

GEO 105 Notes Nov 12 - GEO 105 Notes Nov 12 PROTESTS IN...

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GEO 105 Notes Nov 12 PROTESTS IN PAKISTAN I. Historical context vs. today a. Context: mix of religious groups i. Religious distribution of British India (1947): 1. Hindu 2. Muslim 3. Sikh 4. Buddhist 5. Others b. Today: Hindu, Islam, Skih, others. Mostly Hindu. Religions not as spread out as past II. Context: Colonization p535 a. British East India Company (1840s) b. Trade i. Spices ii. Textiles c. Colonization formalized i. 1856 uprising 1. Local “princely” states clash with British advisors ii. Formal colonization 1. India ruled by Queen of England III. Today: Three Nations a. India and Pakistan created in 1947 b. Bangladesh created in 1971 IV. Growing nationalist movements
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a. Education i. British education exposed people to new ideas ( 1890s+) ii. Indian National Congress (1885) b. Activism i. Changing INC 1. Gandhi and Nehru lead INC 2. Non-Violence a. Non-cooperation movement (1920) b. Civil disobedience movement (1930) c. Quit Indian movement (1942-43) ii. Muslim League 1. Independent Muslim country
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GEO 105 Notes Nov 12 - GEO 105 Notes Nov 12 PROTESTS IN...

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