Students will continue their studies on the history of India this week. The unit will bring us from the Dravidian civilization, Babur and the Moghul Empire, Shah Jahan and the building of the Taj Mahal, Queen Elizabeth I's imperial reign of India, and through the 20th century focusing on Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, and Indira Gandhi. We will also discuss modern India and its role in today's global economy. The unit should take most of April.
For homework this week, students will answer the following questions:
1) How are Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, and Indira Gandhi related?
2) How were the fates of Mahatma Gandhi and Indira Gandhi related?