Indian Rebellion of 1857

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    greed was the catalyst that set off the rule of the British Raj, the fleet from Great Britain sent to colonize India in 1857. The greedy British Raj attempted to colonize India in an organized fashion utilizing India’s luxury, wealth and pleasure. Unfortunately, that plan was far too optimistic. In reality, greed caused the British to face political confusion and revolts from the Indian population,…

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    established the private schools that imparted English education, which is succinctly articulated by the infamous ‘Minute on Indian Education’ (1935) by Thomas Macaulay. The motif behind all these development was to dominate, control and spread the oriental authority in Asia. Thus after reading, speaking and comprehending English, Indian soon started writing also. Simultaneously, Indian writing in English had to range from the most utilitarian prose to the most ambitious verse – epics. It…

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    rule and extension of influence through India started from the British East India Company establishing trade routes/posts throughout India. They were able to control parts of India partly due to the use of sepoys(Indian soldiers) but the mistreatment of them lead to the Sepoy Rebellion in 1857. This was a major turning point in British imperialism because since the natives rebelled, the British Crown decided they should take over leading to the second half…

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    abolitionist John Brown who believed the will of God justified violence and would overthrow slavery. Brown and his followers, seven of whom were black, attacked and occupied the federal arsenal in Harpers Ferry in 1859 in a failed attempt to arm a slave rebellion. Brown was captured and executed and his efforts became a symbol of abolition in the North. (494) In 1845 the United States Congress voted to annex Texas, then fought and won a war to claim land north of the Rio Grande. The first of…

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    Morgan has a starting date of 1585 with a tentative closing date of 1776 for his book. However, one could infer that the topic still remains viable today. While primarily set in the Tidewater region of Virginia. The author provides the strength of the ties that England had in the 1600-1700’s into the American experience. He effectively describes England as the mother with her apron strings to her child (America). Morgan outlines the birth and its genealogy of the Virginia Company's plan for…

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    his creation Holmes, they gain their knowledge about India, Indians and the famous mutiny mentioned in the novel through magazines, newspapers and books “of course you know all about it, gentlemen- a deal more than I do, very like, since reading is not in my line”. Both Doyle and Holmes are not considered as eye-witnesses, they have never experienced any of the novel’s events and the Indian mutiny is no exception, he represents the Indian mutiny after almost three decades of the actual event…

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    The Death Of Robert Newsom

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    Before we can even talk about why there were charges against Celia and what were the circumstances; first, we need to talk about the events that led to the murdering of Robert Newsom. It all started in 1850, when Celia a name of a young slave girl who was bought a man named Robert Newsom who was from Missouri. He was an owner of a plantation in Callaway County and purchased Celia at the age of 14. We still clearly do not know about her life before she was bought by the Newsom family. Robert…

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    Colonialism was a policy of creation and maintenance of a form of colonial people in a territory to other territory. The history of colonialism is a major content in the evolutionary history of humankind. Colonialism is often used to refer to a period of history from the 15th century until the 19th century when Europeans built their colonies. One of the continents that got affected by the colonialism was Asia. Three representatives for this continent that went through colonial experience were…

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    to his policies and their subsequent effects that remain prevalent today, especially to Indigenous peoples. Since it is valuable to consider the viewpoints of different sources, Drew Hayden Taylor’s play, Sir John A.: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion is also an important source on the policies and consequent legacies from a unique and contemporary Indigenous perspective. With the use of the…

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    as he controlled almost the whole of the Indian subcontinent and kept the vast Mughal Empire united until his death. Aurangzeb was the most authoritarian Mughal ruler and ordered the destruction of several Hindu temples during his reign. He imposed a religious tax, Jizya on non-Muslims and prosecuted Hindus and Sikhs on flimsy charges. He executed the Sikh preacher, Guru Tegh Bahadur on charges of blasphemy. By 1660, there were rising incidents of rebellion in the Deccan as Shivaji Bhosle, a…

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