Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Chapter 28-29 vocab

TermDefinition
Sultanic state ruled by a sultan
nonaligned nations adopted neutrality during the cold war
subcontinent large landmass forming a distinct part of a continent
alluvial plains deposits rich silt in flat areas
monsoons winds that blow dry air from the northeast during the winter and carry moisture
nationalism pride in ones nation
nonviolent resistance opposing oppression by any means other then depression
boycott refuse to purchase or use
partition Divide into parts
rencarnation belief that the souls of human beings and animals go through a series of births, and deaths
caste system people are born into particular group that has been given a distinct rank in society
charpoy a wooden bed frame with knotted string in place of mattress
sari brightly colored cloth that is draped over the body like a long dress
purdah women covered faces with a veil when in public
joint family system everyone in the family has a role
cottage industries making goods in their own home
hydroelectric power power produced by moving water
irrigate supply land with water
embankment dam wall of soil and rock built to hold back water
buffer state a country separating opposing powers
malnutrition lack of food or an unbalanced diet
deforestation cutting down large portion of forestry
Wind air in motion
tornado wind spinning a circle at high speeds
tropical cyclone winds up to 74mph called hurricanes
typhoons same as a hurricane just different name
Created by: Student102
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards