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South Asia

South Asia: Culture, Government, and Economics

Henna a reddish powder used to create designs on skin
Infrastructure includes the basic systems that a society needs, such as roads, bridges, and sewers
Developing Nations countries with a low per capita GDP
Federal Republic a democratic form of government in which voters elect representatives and the central government shares power with the states
Military Dictatorships a system in which the army runs the government and denies, or refuses to recognize, citizens' rights
Developed Nations countries with a high per capita GDP
Democracy a government in which citizens make decisions either directly or indirectly through elected representatives
Popular Culture the arts, music, and other elements of everyday life in a region
Modernization the process of adapting something to modern needs or habits (example: India''s efforts to improve its infrastructure)
Outsourcing the shifting of jobs to workers outside of a company
Created by: nickee2209