Indian Rebellion of 1857

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    reasons of mythologies the Indian mutiny from different points of view. It's never been like other days, it was a special day in memory ,and it was not expected for a real historical event to turn into a myth remember for decades, Indian Mutiny has its results and impact on the Victorians in their own homes ,not only on the British community in India, or even on the Indians themselves ,as the first serious attempt for independence from the British presence or uprising in 1857, as a result…

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    earlier. The British citizens moved because of its newly colonized land that caused many of them to sail over and start a new life. By colonizing India, it interfered with the native Indians, having another country come in. Created a rebellion known as the Indian rebellion of 1857 or as the Indian Mutiny, with the native Indians eventually wining contrary to the British. India colonized by England influenced their major parts of culture during the Victorian era. Religion was one the factors…

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    The Sepoy Mutiny

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    revealed many different things about the British attitude towards the Indians. One of the main causes for the Sepoy Mutiny was the fact that the Indian, Hindus, and Muslims were all sick and tired of being treated badly and how their economic problems kept increasing. But when one rumor started, things started taking a heavier drive. Towards rebellion. In 1857, gossip spread around the Sepoys. This rumor was saying that the Indian soldiers, that the cartridges of their new Enfield rifles were…

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    In the beginning of imperialism in India, Indian people were cooperative with trade efforts because it benefited them as well. As British control grew Indians became resentful and out of this building resentment came resistance to British influence. The first show of this resistance involved the Indian army as an all-out mutiny in 1857 at the Indian Subcontinent area of Bengal. The sepoy recruits were asked to carry a new rifle which used cartridges…

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    Even though the British provided the Indians with advanced technology and education, Imperialism within India was mostly negative because of famine, the Sepoy Mutiny, and their bad regimen or bad treatment towards them. First and Foremost in India there was famine due to imperialism. The more cotton that was being grown, the more famine deaths there were. For example, in document 3 according to the chart it shows that between 1876-1879 there were between 6.1 million- 10 million famine deaths.…

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    Robins notes that ‘the Rebellion exposed the Company’s anachronistic position, a commercial body ruling over tens of millions of Indians, but always with an eye to the dividend,’ (25) and Punch's depiction of its administrators does underline the gap between what is…

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    Mangal Pandey Analysis

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    This woman, left with no other option, feeds her child with opium, which was easily available and largely consumed during the British rule, to make him sleep. “Opium and its derivatives, as the most effective pain relievers then available, were socially acceptable in the earlier 19th century.” (Forster. Mangal Pandey: drug-crazed Fanatic Or canny revolutionary? University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. Pg. 18). Paul Winther has written, “an important factor for the indifference [to anti opium-trade…

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    EFFECT ON INDIAN SOCIETY Ananda Owens World History 102 Van Dyken October 17, 2015 During the period of the Raj, from 1858 to 1914, the British ruled over Indian society. Although they brought India political and economic development, imperialism was more beneficial to Britain themselves but less for Indian society overall. The period of the Raj started because from the years 1857 to 1858 a rebellion against the British took place called the Indian Revolt. It began with a…

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    there were negative impacts like exploitation, and disaster. India was unfortunately subject to both. However, for the vast majority, Imperialism in India had many positive effects during the Raj through their infrastructure, the British railways, the Indian people’s reactions to the arrival of their new rulers, and nationalism that helped give India a unified identity. The negative effect was the Sepoy Mutiny, which happened a year before the Raj began, which triggered the Muslims and Hindus to…

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    In 1757, the historic battle of Plassey, a small town 150 km north of Calcutta in Bengal, changed the course of Indian history. The East India Company led by Robert Clive defeated the Nawab of Bengal, Siraj Ud- Daulah and his French allies. This marked the emergence of British rule in India as the East India Company emerged as a powerful force in Bengal. In 1761, the Maratha Empire that had become formidable in central and western India suffered massive defeat against Afghan forces led by Ahmad…

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