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  1. Welcome! The Topic For Today Is…

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  3. Topic 1: 200 • Question: • Complete control over a market or a product • Answer • Monopoly Back

  4. Topic 1: 400 • Question: • Indian troops who served in the British Army • Answer • sepoy Back

  5. Topic 1: 600 • Question: • Pride in and loyalty to one’s country • Answer • Nationalism Back

  6. Topic 1: 800 • Question: • Law of universal harmony • Answer • Dharma Back

  7. Topic 1: 1000 • Question: • Higher caste members (teachers, scholars, priests) • Answer • Brahmins Back

  8. Topic 2: 200 • Question: • What are the two most sacred Hindu texts? • Answer • The Vedas and Upanishads Back

  9. Topic 2: 400 • Question: • Name two important beliefs of Hindus. • Answer • Essential self, universal soul, nonviolence, reincarnation, caste system, family values Back

  10. Topic 2: 600 • Question: • Why does the story of Rama and Sita from the Ramayana encourage Hindus to perform their dharma? • Answer • Rama was banished due to a pact his father made with his new wife. In the end, Rama followed his dharma and became king. Back

  11. Topic 2: 800 • Question: • How were the untouchables treated in India? • Answer • They were tortured, raped, lynched, paraded naked, murdered, houses burnt down (still happens to this day) Back

  12. Topic 2: 1000 • Question: • What irony exists in the treatment of the Untouchables by the police in modern India? • Answer • Police should protect but in reality they are partaking in the mistreatment of the Untouchables Back

  13. Topic 3: 200 • Question: • How did the Mughal Empire, under the rule of Akbar, blend the Hindu and Muslim cultures? • Answer • Developed a new language, Urdu, which combined Persian and Hindi and was written in Arabic script; religious tolerance, Akbar married a Hindu princess, abolished the special tax on Hindus, appointed Hindus to government jobs Back

  14. Topic 3: 400 • Question: • Why did the Buddha teach people to follow the Noble Eightfold Path? • Answer • To seek nirvana Back

  15. Topic 3: 600 • Question: • What are two things that Hindus and Buddhists have in common? • Answer • They both believe in karma, reincarnation, and atman Back

  16. Topic 3: 800 • Question: • What is the goal of life according to Hindus? • Answer • To free your soul from your body and to achieve moksha Back

  17. Topic 3: 1000 • Question: • According to Buddhists, what is the cause of suffering? • Answer • desire Back

  18. Topic 4: 200 • Question: • How did Hindus organize their society? • Answer • People belonged to four main castes (later a 5th). Caste was based on the idea that there were separate kinds of human. Back

  19. Topic 4: 400 • Question: • What were women’s duties in society? • Answer • Marry, serve husband, and bear sons Back

  20. Topic 4: 600 • Question: • How did the caste system affect the economic development of India? • Answer • The caste system’s rigid rules was an enormous obstacle to the growth of India into a modern nation. It hindered independent thought and thwarted the development of ambition for improvement that every nation needs to grow. Back

  21. Topic 4: 800 • Question: • What special power do Hindu women possess? • Answer • Shakti (creative energy only controlled by their husbands) Back

  22. Topic 4: 1000 • Question: • What is “Sati?” • Answer • It means “virtuous women”-widows who threw themselves onto their husband’s funeral fires Back

  23. Topic 5: 200 • Question: • Name three positive effects of British rule on India. • Answer • Improved roads, ports, RR, telegraph, brought Indians from different regions together, improved health care/sanitation, schools/colleges, creation of middle class Back

  24. Topic 5: 400 • Question: • Name three negative effects of British rule on India. • Answer • Didn’t respect religions, Christian missionaries, limited self-rule, controlled trade, didn’t grow enough food, limited industry, encouraged disunity among Indians Back

  25. Topic 5: 600 • Question: • Who won the Sepoy Rebellion? What happened as a result of the Sepoy Rebellion? • Answer • The British were able to put down the rebellion. The British government then took over India as a colony. They sent the last Mughal emperor into exile. Back

  26. Topic 5: 800 • Question: • How did the British help unite people who otherwise might have been rivals or enemies? • Answer • The British united powerful elements in Indian society that otherwise would have been natural rivals power. (English became a common language, Nationalism, cultural awareness increased resentment against foreign rule) Back

  27. Topic 5: 1000 • Question: • How did the Indian nationalism movement start? • Answer • British educated elite read about political ideals such as liberty, freedom and “rule by the consent of the governed.” They formed groups such as the Indian National Congress and the Muslim League. Back

  28. Bonus Question: 5000 pts. • Question: • Compare and contrast British colonization of India with the British colonization of the US. • Answer • Compare-encouraged disunity among natives, fought with French, trade was the motive, imperialism, cash crops • Contrast-British educated Indians while in the US natives were not educated • US cash crops-sugar, cotton tobacco • India cash crops-tea, coffee, pepper • US-Slave trade Back

  29. Daily Double The Winner Of The Last Round Write Down How Much Money You Are Willing To Risk If You get the Question write you win that money If you get it wrong you Loss the money!

  30. Daily Double The Winner Of The Last Round Write Down How Much Money You Are Willing To Risk If You get the Question write you win that money If you get it wrong you Loss the money!