About 2,500 years ago, the __________ settled Cambodia and Vietnam.
Beginning in the A.D. 100s, foreign traders brought new ideas and practices that included all EXCEPT __________.
|B)||Hindu and Buddhist religions|
|C)||Confucian traditions in Vietnam|
|D)||the religion of Islam|
__________ has the greatest population density in the region.
Bangkok, Thailand, and Jakarta, Indonesia, are examples of a __________, an urban area that serves as a country’s major port, economic center, and often its capital.
From A.D. 600 to 1300, the __________ controlled ancient sea trading routes from Africa and Southwest Asia to East Asia that went through the Strait of Malacca and the Sunda Strait.
|B)||kingdom of Funan|
During the period of Western colonization, __________ served as a buffer state, or neutral territory between rival powers.
__________ is a former Portuguese-ruled territory that resisted being absorbed into Indonesia after it was seized by that country in 1975.
__________ has the region’s largest number of ethnic and cultural groups, with about 300 ethnic groups and more than 250 distinct languages.
Religious architecture includes Indian-style __________, or temples, that dot the landscape throughout the region.
Indonesians and Malaysians use a method known as __________ to produce beautiful designs and patterns on cloth.