Monday, January 30, 2006
Week of Jan 30: India map quiz, Taj Mahal, Gandhi
Map of India
* Delhi/New Delhi
* Agra (home of the Taj Mahal)
* Bombay / Mumbai
* Calcutta / Kolkata
* Ganges R.
* Indian Ocean
* Arabian Sea
* Bay of Bengal
* Himalaya Mts.
* Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
Outsourcing / cheap workers overseas are given Americans' jobs so companies can remain competitive.
capitalism / free market; emphasis on competitiveness.
Bangalore: city in south of India notable for high-tech workforce (ex, Microsoft).
British Empire/ 1700's, 1800's, 1900's
"Sun never set on the British empire."