Monday, January 30, 2006

Week of Jan 30: India map quiz, Taj Mahal, Gandhi


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Originally uploaded by Felix the Cat.
Namaste'!

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.
* Nepal
* China
* Pakistan
* Bangladesh
* 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."
selected nations:
American colonies
Canada
Australia
Sudan
Jamaica
Bahamas
Iraq
Israel
Egypt
South Africa
Singapore
Hong Kong
Shanghai

Bollywood: melodramas

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