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S.& E. Asia Set 3 #5

S. & E. Asia Set 3 #5 Cultural Revolution, Population Density, Repress, Censor

TermDefinition
Typhoon violent storms that develop over Pacific Ocean similar to a hurricane
Confucianism not a religion but a philosophy that is the foundation of modern Chinese culture
Rickshaw two-wheeled cart carrying one passenger that is pulled by a person
Loess brownish-yellow fertile soil, usually brought in by the wind
Shintoism a religion unique to Japan based on the traditional belief that everything in nature contains kami
Sacred considered to be holy and deserving of respect, especially because of a connection with a god
Buddhism religion based on the teachings of one man—focuses on The Four Noble Truths and the Middle Way
Communist a system of government in which the state controls the economy and a single, often authoritarian party, holds power
Hinduism a religion developed in India; based on sacred books called Vedas and Upanishads; believe in many gods and goddesses and reincarnation
Ceremonial Leader a person who holds the title as the highest leader of a country but has no real political power
Karma Hindu belief that a person’s good or bad behavior determines their position in life.
Reincarnation A cycle of birth & rebirth.
Monsoon a seasonal wind bringing heavy rainfall that can lead to flooding.
Cultural Revolution The governmental reform policy put in place in 1966 by Mao Zedong to stop all opposition to the Communist Party.
Brown Cloud Layers of pollution caused by airborne particles and chemicals from wood fires, cars, and factories.
Infrastructure Services and facilities people need including roads, bridges, water and power
Outsourcing to send away (some of a company's work) to be done by people outside the company
Population Density the number of people living in each unit of area (ex:square mile)
Repress to keep under control, to suppress or restrain
Censor to examine a book, movie, etc., to take out things considered objectionable (verb)
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