Miguel de Hidalgo
Mexican priest who established independence movements among American Indians and Mestizos in 1810; he was eventually captured and executed
Dr Jose Rodrequez de Francia
First leader of Paraguay following its independence from Spain; dictator
suffered greatly throughout the Second World War. There was a terrible famine in Bengal in AD 1943 in which over thirty lakh people died. The government did little to save the starving people.
Comprehensive Essay on Quit India Movement
The Second World War broke out in 1939 between Germany, Italy and...
Title: Sectarian War: Pakistan’s Sunni-Shia Violence & Its Links to The Middle East.
Author: Khaled Ahmed
Publisher: Oxford University Press
By: Syed Haider Abbas
The author of this book is Khaled Ahmed. Khaled Ahmed was in the Pakistan Foreign...
an Indian Muslim scholar and a senior political leader of the Indian independence movement. He was one of the most prominent Muslim leaders to support Hindu-Muslim unity, opposing the partition of India on communal lines. Following India's independence, he became the first Minister of Education in the Indian government...
Disappeared 1857 Kanpur Nationality Title Predecessor Religion Parents Indian Peshwa Baji Rao II Hinduism Narayan Bhatt and Ganga Bai
Nana Sahib (born 19 May 1824 – disappeared 1857), born as Dhondu Pant (Marathi: धोंडू पंत), was an Indian, Maratha aristocrat, who led the Indian Rebellion of 1857. As the...
Karamchand Gandhi, was a high-ranking official of the regional government. India had been a British crown colony for over a decade when Gandhi was born. In 1857, following a series of well publicized and bloody rebellions by Indian troops serving the British East India Company (“the Company”), the crown stepped...
were able to support themselves, but regulated trade under the Qing Dynasty
1836: Canton, an independent British colony in China
1842: Opium Trade/War and the Treaty of Nanking
the imperial government was forced to give up the island on Hong Kong to Britain forever, pay $100 million and open up 4...
Hidalgo -> Jose Morelos -> Agustin Iturbide -> Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna -> Benito Juarez -> Porfirio Diaz
1. What did Hidalgo do on September 16, 1810 that was equated to the First Crusade?
a. Called to arms
2. Jose Morelos called for the Congress of Chilpacingo...
the time of the first war of independence, any number of papers were in
operation in the country. Many of these like Bangadoot of Ram Mohan
Roy, Rastiguftar of Dadabhai Naoroji and Gyaneneshun advocated social reforms
and thus helped arouse national awakening.
It was in 1857 itself that Payam-e-Azadi...
* The Tejanos want more control, they want to keep their slaves, some want independence.
* Santa Anna sends an army. The Tejanos respond demanding independence.
* Santa Anna storms the Alamo, killing all in sight .
* Sam Houston defeats Santa Anna at San...
the time of the first war of independence, any number of papers were in operation in the country. Many of these like Bangadoot of Ram Mohan Roy, Rastiguftar of Dadabhai Naoroji and Gyaneneshun advocated social reforms and thus helped arouse national awakening.
It was in 1857 itself that Payam-e-Azadi...
was paid entirely by Indians through taxes, especially on farmland and on salt. The large, well-trained Indian Army played major roles in both World Wars; the rest of the time it trained to fight off a possible Russian invasion through Afghanistan.
The British raja extended over...
topics will be:
19th century core: The modernisation of Japan (May/June examination) OR
The causes of the First World War (November examination)
20th century core: German involvement in the Spanish Civil War (May/June 2009 examination)
OR the decline and collapse of Soviet control over Eastern Europe...
the movement led by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, to educate the Muslims of the Indian subcontinent after the defeat of the rebels in the Indian rebellion of 1857. It had enormous success and had a profound impact on the future of the subcontinent. Its most significant achievement was the establishment of Muhammadan...
resistance until they get independence.
In some cases, new countries came into being as a result of the decline of an empire. When an imperial power lost its control over its far off provinces, their governors, taking advantage of the weakness of the centre, declared their independence. When Alexander died...
India's Independence Day
"At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new...India discovers herself again." - Jawaharlal Nehru
After more than two hundred...
Beginning of Aligarh Movement:-
The War of Independence1857 ended in disaster for the Muslims. The British chose to believe that the Muslims were responsible for the anti-British uprising; therefore they made them the subject of ruthless punishments and merciless vengeance. The British had always looked...
Is War Necessary for Peace?
As society progresses, humans have started to question whether or not war is necessary or can ever be justified. The view held by most people post-World War II seems to be that war is needed and morally justifiable when it is waged as a response...
History II Honors Study Guide: Unit 8 Imperialism
1.) Industrial Revolution- Markets and Resources
2.) Geopolitics- National Security and control resources and trade
3.) Nationalism- Military and Prestige
4.) Missionary causes- “white man’s burden” and popular support
India Company's financial and military position through reckless policies. His critics also hold that he laid the foundations of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and led the final transformation of profitable commercial operations in India into a money-losing colonial administration. His period of rule in India...