Indian Rebellion of 1857

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  • The Causes Of India And The Revolt Of 1857

    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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  • Sepoy Mutiny: An Indian Rebellion

    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: The War Of Independence In India

    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: The Effect Of The British Rule In India

    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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  • Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Mughal Empire

    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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  • Malaysia Gained Independence In 1957 Essay

    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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  • Positive And Negative Effects Of British Imperialism In India

    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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  • The Impact Of Science And Technology On The English East India Company

    however, once they stopped acquiring as much territory, they began to become much more involved in the lives of the residents of India at the time. The British started to establish the sub-continent by applying new technology with the ‘great surveys’, and applying science with the onset of steam power. Towards the end of the 1800’s, the British believed that they’d established the area and felt like they’d inserted (among Indians) the desire to be reformed. Without the presence of the East India…

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  • Imperialism In George Orwell's Burmese Days

    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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  • Essay On Indian Rebellion

    During the 18th century, the British East India Company came to India and established three main presidencies: Bengal Presidency, The madras Presidency, and the Bombay Presidency. Company rule was significantly centered around getting as much wealth from India as possible. This type of financial-based rule is a fundamental trigger for the Rebellion of 1857-58. Another major factor that caused the Rebellion of 1857-58 was an insult to the Sepoy soldiers’ religious adherences. The Rebellion was a…

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