• rani lakshmibai
    mutiny, was not the �First War of Independence�. This term was coined by a young Vinayak Damodar Savarkar who celebrated its 50th anniversary in London. 1857, in reality, was the last war of Islamic resistance. It was an attempt to overthrow the British East India Company and reestablish the Muslim...
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  • Causes of Revolt of 1857
    Causes of War of Independence It is now an admitted fact that th mass uprising of the people of Indo-Pakistan against the British rule in 1857 was not a spontaneous reaction of alien rule but the emption of the volcano of discontent which had kept smoldering for about a century. The causes of the...
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  • War of Idependence
    declared by Mirza Ghalib as ‘yet another attack on the civilized and highly cultured Delhi’.32 This event and 28 29 30 Innes, A Short History of the British in India, p.307. Khan, The Causes of Indian Revolt, p.4. Mahdi Hussain, Bahadur Shah II and the War of Independence 1857 in Delhi...
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  • Role of sikhs in the revolt of 1857
    to remove ill-founded impression about the role of the Sikhs in the events of 1857. Many historians have labelled it as the first war of independence of India. I have serious doubts about this statement. Loss of Sikh Kingdom: The muting of 1857 against the Britishers who, till then, were the owner...
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  • For Education
    Q.3. What are the causes of failure of the War of Independence? Causes of Failure of the War The war of Independence of 1857 failed to achieve its immediate political objectives. There were many causes of this failure. Some are being detailed as follows: 1. Lack of Leadership and Discipline The...
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  • Literature
    History Project work for class 10 ( 2013-14) 14.03.2013 Topic : First war of Independence, 1857 Use given hints and write your project effectively: 1. Introduction (Reasons for calling First war of Independence) For causes : i.) Political causes ii.) Socio-Religious causes iii...
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  • Indian Independence
    : 1814 Date of death: 18 April 1859 Place of birth Yeola Place of death: Shivpuri Movement: Indian Rebellion of 1857 [ First War of Indian Independence ] 9. Mangal Pandey Date of birth: 19 July 1827 Date of death: 8 April 1857 Place of birth the village of Nagwa in district Ballia...
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  • Civil War
    devastating consequences of tariffs and “the panic of 1857,” were the main causes of the civil war because the north and south couldn’t agree on the backbone of the economy. Although slave based labor is believed to be the reason for cotton in the South, many experts agree that the death of nearly 600,000...
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  • Ting Tong
    rebellion is also known as India's First War of Independence, the Great Rebellion, the Indian Mutiny, the Revolt of 1857, the Uprising of 1857, the Sepoy Rebellion and the Sepoy Mutiny. The Mutiny was a result of various grievances. However the flashpoint was reached when the soldiers were asked to bite...
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  • Muslim Press During War1857
    Muslim Press during the War of Independence of 1857 and Aftermath This disintegration of Mughal Empire started after the demise of the emperor aourangzeb, to which several causes are ascribed which are at present out of out study. Form journalistic point of viuew , we should have a glance to the...
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  • The Sepoy Mutiny
    37 Lesson – 3 THE FIRST WAR OF INDIAN INDEPENDENCE (GREAT REVOLT OF 1857) — END OF EAST INDIA COMPANY’S RULE Learning Objectives 1. Pupil gets an idea about the early revolts against the English rule. 2. Pupil gains knowledge about the political, administrative, economic, social, religious...
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  • What Brought About the Upheavels of 1857 in India
    What brought about the upheavals of 1857? Why did the British regain control? How would you characterize the uprising? The upheavals of 1857 was a protest against the British by the Indians, and was known as India's first war of independence, and challenged colonial rule during the few months...
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  • Struggle of Indian Women During Revolution
    during India's First War of independence (1857-58). She was also known as the Begum of Awadh (Oudh) and was the wife of the then Lucknow ruler, Nawab Wajid Ali Shah. She led a band of her supporters against the British, and was even able to seize the control of Lucknow. She worked in close association...
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  • Indian Imperialism & Independence Study Guide
    - Sanitation and public health improved - Schools founded ( literacy increased - Abolished suttee - British troops cleared away bandits and ended local warfare THE SEPOY REBELLION (The Great Rebellion/First War of Independence) - Underlying causes: o Thought they were trying...
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  • Revolt of 1857
    Independence, the Great Rebellion, the Indian Mutiny, the Revolt of 1857, the Uprising of 1857, the Sepoy Rebellion and the Sepoy Mutiny. The Mutiny was a result of various grievances. However the flashpoint was reached when the soldiers were asked to bite off the paper cartridges for their rifles...
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  • Indian Freedom Struggle
    . BATTLE OF PLASSEY – 1757 BATTLE OF BUXAR – REVOLT OF 1857 Causes - Social and Religious - Political - Military - Immediate cause There is enough evidence to support the fact that the Uprising had been planned for months before the actual outbreak. What did the revolutionaries in...
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  • How Should the Indian Mutiny B
    HOW SHOULD THE INDIAN MUTINY BE CHARACTERISED? SHOULD IT BE SEEN AS A POST PACIFICATION REVOLT, A NATIONALIST UPRISING, OR AS A WAR OF INDEPENDENCE? Any discussion on the reasons behind the Indian mutiny needs to be preceded by what the mutiny actually was. While mutinies and revolts were...
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  • The Sepoy Rebellion: A Turning Point in British Occupation of India
    The Sepoy Rebellion of 1857 is also known as the Indian Mutiny of 1857 and India’s First War of Independence. There are several contributing factors to the spirit of rebellion that inspired the Indian Sepoys to rise up against their British Officers, the most famous of which is the lubricated...
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  • Did the Indian Mutiny of 1857 Create the British Raj?
    Did the Indian Mutiny of 1857 create the British Raj? The Indian Rebellion of 1857, which was also called the Indian Mutiny, or the War of Independence was a turning point in the history of Britain in India. However, whether this lead to the formation of the British Raj, will be explicitly...
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  • Veer Savarkar
    heroes such as Shivjayanti (birthday of Chhatrapati Shivaji) and celebrations of festivals like Diwali and Dassara. He also celebrated the golden jubilee of the 1857 War of Independence against the British in India House. 3. Savarkar had started his secret revolutionary society called the Abhinav...
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