HIS 008 Final Study Guide

HIS 008 Final Study Guide - 1) Raziya Sultana-sultan of...

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1) Raziya Sultana-sultan of Delhi from 1236-1240. First Muslim female to rule in Muslim and Turkish History. She sought to abolish to non-Muslim tax (jizya). Wasn’t a great battle leader but was very manipulative in making her opposition fight amongst each other. 2) License Raj-refers to licenses and regulations required to run a business in India between1947-1990. Was designed as a result of a planned economy where all aspects of the economy were state run. Required up to 80% of government agency satisfaction before a private company could start. Architect was Nehru where he wanted all goods and quantities to be determined by the license and not by free- market demand. 3) Ajivika s-ancient philosophical and ascetic movement. Were contemporaries of early Buddhists. Believed in the transmigration of the soul. Several rock-cut caves belonging to this sect were build during the time of Asoka. Bindasura, Asoka’s father was an Ajivika. Their height was reached during Asoka’s reign. 4) The Kanauj Triangle-focal point of the Rashtrakutas of Deccan, the Gurjara Pratiharas of Malwa, and the Palas of Bengal and made up a large portion of the Gupta empire. Geographically located in northern India by Nepal on the upper Ganga. 5) Mahajanapada –were ancient Indian kingdoms and countries. Located in the north/northrwestern parts of India prior to the rise of Buddhism. Points to the early stage of land-taking for settled life. Some groups include Kshatriyas. Major kingdoms include Magadha, Kosala, Gandahara, and Surasena. Ties between each kingdom
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