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Ch 6: The Indo-Pakistani Conflict (1947-present)

About This Chapter

Watch online video lessons to learn about the Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts. Each lesson is accompanied by a short multiple-choice quiz you can use to check your understanding of these history topics.

The Indo-Pakistani Conflict (1947-present) - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

The events that have led to conflicts between India and Pakistan since 1947 are discussed in this history chapter. The lessons in this chapter examine the origins of the conflict, major events of the past 60 years and what the situation is today. The professional and experienced history instructors who lead these lessons present you with a timeline of events and discuss major themes for this ongoing conflict. After you've watched all the lessons in this chapter, you'll know about:

  • Which two groups started this long conflict
  • What caused the partition of India and Pakistan
  • What led to each of the four Indo-Pakistani wars
  • Why these two countries are in a nuclear arms race

Video Objectives
Muslim and Hindu Conflict in India and the Partition of India and Pakistan Provides details on the conflict that originated between the Muslims and Hindus in the late 1940s. Examines the events that led to the separation of India and Pakistan.
Causes and Conflicts of The Indo-Pakistani Wars Describes activities and major leaders of the Indo-Pakistani wars of 1947, 1965, 1971 and 1999. Highlights some of the key themes of these wars.
The Indo-Pakistani Nuclear Arms Race Discusses the nuclear arms race taking place between India and Pakistan. Examines its origins in 1974 and summarizes events through present day. Details recent dynamics between the two nations.

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