• Imperialism
    great powers of Europe met in Berlin to cut up and distribute the African continent between them. Causes of imperialism in 19th century- * Economic reasons- the industrial revolution had transformed European economy and production. There was great need for raw materials, which could be provided...
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  • Gender Stereotypes in Magazines
    nationalist view of the events of 1857 is that it was not as the British believe a series of isolated and uncoordinated mutinies. It was a war of independence, the first act by Indians to gain self-rule, and the incident represented a turning point in which the nationalist feelings, long suppressed by...
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  • Gandhi Chro
    . His father, 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...
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  • Lord Dalhousie
    governor-general created bitter feelings among the Indian soldiers in the British Army, which finally led to the First War of Independence of 1857. Dalhousie and the British dismissed this uprising as the 'Sepoy mutiny,' the mutiny of peons. Lord Dalhousie was an able administrator, though forceful and...
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  • Notes
    real freedom. "Jange-e-Azadi" (War of Independence) Although the British Empire expanded, the native Indians never accepted their dominance. On May 10, 1857, Indian soldiers of the British Indian Army, drawn mostly from Muslim units from Bengal, rose against the British in the Meerut garrison...
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  • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
    all over India, alienating most Indians, | |including long-time British supporters from the authorities. The Khilafat struggle had also peaked with the defeat of the Ottoman | |Empire in World War I and the raging Turkish War of Independence, which had made the caliphate's position precarious...
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  • Bagat Singh
    opposed to both Japanese and British imperialism. The congress President Maulana Azad felt that negotiations should be resumed with Great Britain and full cooperation to the Allied powers be extended if Britain made, an absolute promise of Indian independence after the war and if the American...
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  • Ch. 19 Terms
    property, so they could be taken anywhere and legally still be a slave * Compromise of 1820- UNCONSTITUTIONAL 24. Panic of 1857 * Causes: California gold inflated currency, over-stimulated growing grain, over-speculation in land and railroads * 5,000 businesses failed in a year...
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  • Role of Press in Indian Freedom Struggle
    At 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...
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  • indian independence movement
    power in seven of the eleven provinces. This was a strong indicator of the Indian people's support for complete Independence. When World War II started, Viceroy Linlithgow unilaterally declared India a belligerent on the side of Britain, without consulting the elected Indian representatives. In...
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  • Describe the Significance and Contribution of Aligarh Movement for the Revival and Regeneration of the Muslims of Sub-Continent.
    . Muslim League. The War of Independence 1857 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 upon the...
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  • Review on Sectarian War: Pakistan’s Sunni-Shia Violence & Its Links to the Middle East
    sectarian strifes and violences. By reading this book we can solve these causes of sectarianism in a better way. After reading this book I realize that sectarian war is more complicated issue than I assessed before. We can decrease the intensity of sectarian sentiments by amending our school text books...
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  • Notes
    1. A MAJOR cause of imperialism in Africa after 1870 was Europe’s desire- for access to raw materials 2. Where had the British begun colonizing before 1800? India 3. An important factor in the development of the British Empire in the 19th century was its- naval supremacy 4. Which region in...
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  • Sir Syed Ahmed Khan's Educational Works
    . 1. They considered it inferior to traditional Islamic learning. 2. It was being forced upon them by a foreign people, and 3. They thought that an education saturated with Christianity might corrupt their beliefs. During the war of Independence he saved the lives of many Englishmen. The...
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  • Revolt of 1857 Causes and Results
    India's First War of Independence, termed Sepoy Riots by the British was an attempt to unite India against the invading British and to restore power to the Mogul emperor Bahadur Shah. The resistance disintegrated primarily due to lack of leadership and unity on the part of Indians, as also to cruel...
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  • Significance and Contribution of Aligarh Movement
    The War of Independence 1857 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 upon the Muslims as their...
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  • U.S. History Notes
    (1809); both were repealed Section 2: The Madisons in the White House * James Madison (1809-1817) inherited problems with Europe * “War Hawks”- congressmen who desired war as a means to expand the nation * The War of 1812- Causes 1. Britain’s violation of American neutrality...
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  • IGCSE history revision guide
    /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 (November 2009 examination) 1.3 About the coursework...
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  • India Independence Day
    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...
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  • Pearson Us History Review Questions
    1. In the United States, the significant change represented by the Supreme Court's decisions concerning Dred Scott (1857) and Brown v. Board of Education (1954) best illustrates the * ability of government to revise tax laws. * desire of minority groups to be recognized...
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