Indian Rebellion of 1857

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    British had nearly been defeated in India in 1857 because of the riots in central and northern India but in spring of 1858 they came back into the game. This was called the Revolt of 1857 and because the British came back a lot of violence occurred from both sides leading equal amounts of counter-violence. Since the British executed the rebels, the rebels also killed white civilians like women and children without mercy. This led to the Kanpur massacre in June 27, 1857. The revolt ended the rule of the East India Company in 1858 and the Indian empire was taken over by the British Crown. So far the British almost collapsed and then they come back to life and took over the Indian Empire not caring about the women and children that were killed…

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    purpose of this paper is to understand the cause and effects of Sepoy Mutiny -, an Indian rebellion in 1857-, and understand the processes of rebellion and how it is had affected the fight for Indian independence. It will also compare the mutiny to other rebellions and revolutions of different time periods and regions and how it relates to them their similarities. The Sepoy Mutiny is an example of a class rebellion which shaped Indian society, economy, government, and culture. It will discuss…

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    WAR OF INDEPENDENCE 1857 In 1857 British faced a serious challenge to their rule in India known as "The Indian Rebellion of 1857" or "The war of independence 1857" was a war in India against the rule of the Britain and their company named as east India company and their domination in subcontinent. It was basically a effort to get rid of their domination that continued from May 1857 to July 1859 and The rebellion is also known by many other names including the India's First War of…

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    The British Raj was the colonial and official rule of the British Empire in India between 1858 and 1947. The British rule had started unofficial when the East India Company ruled large parts of India with its private armies, exercising military power and assuming administrative functions. Company rule in India began effectively in 1757 and lasted till 1858 when, following the Indian Rebellion (1857), the Government of India Act 1858 led to the British Crown assuming direct control of India in…

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    The Sepoy Mutiny is about Indians that back in the 1850’s when they worked for Great Britain that heard rumors that the soldiers used cow and pig grease in their weapons which is against their religion and they rebelled. I don’t think that the soldiers use animal grease as cartridges in their rifles. The Sepoy Mutiny was caused by a rumor and a rumor only. That rumor seems to be that cow and pig grease were used as cartridges in british rifles and that is against the Indians religions. Evidence…

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    Moving on to the Mughal Empire, which was located in modern-day India from about 1526 to 1857. The Mughals had, as expected, a very strong military; and like the other Gunpowder Empires, they used gunpowder as a way to further this. However, they used it in a way that the other empires did not: rockets. Although these were essentially just arrows that packed a little bit more of a punch, they were undoubtedly an upgrade from standard arrows. As well as this, the Mughals produced very…

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    of resources it provided Britain. Although many believe the British control over India was terrible, it had some benefits. Both politically and socially the British effects were fundamentally negative, but their impact economically was wildly positive. Imperialism was a negative effect on Indians politically, it caused infighting between Hindus and Muslims, as well…

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    This was mainly due to the "divide and rule" policy during the British colonisation. The policy limit the interaction and communication among different ethnic groups and segregated them in accordance to their economic functions. The Malays are mainly in the lower sector at that time where they work as farmers and fishermen living rural areas or kampung. There were limited Malay involved in the government sector as ordinary officers or clerks where they were the 1st group of people that the…

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    Lauren O’Cain Mr.Fillo World History March 27, 2017 The Indian and British Imperialistic Political Battle Throughout the years of 1857 to 1858, the Indians and British fought in the Sepoy mutiny. During this time period, the British wanted to have a direct rule over India because of the surplus of natural resources such as pepper, cotton, and jewels. In order to earn trust from the Indian people, the British allowed them to have weapons. When the Indians began to uprise against the British for…

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    Imperialism.’ Following the Indian Mutiny of 1857, East Indian Company men adopted Hastings’ militaristic expansion governing policies that encouraged despotism in the form of subsidized strongmen that forcibly reigned over an ‘unruly and barbaric’ Indian civil society.1 Accompanying this was the institution of Lord Dalhousie and subsequently, the Dalhousie Reforms that underscored the compulsory Europeanization of India via Evangelical Western education of Indian children, a consolidation of…

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