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  • British Raj

    British Raj British Raj refers to British “reign” – Raj means “reign” in Hindi. The system was the British rule in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 -1947. Geographically the Indian subcontinent was… India‚ Pakistan‚ Bengal an Burma How did British Raj come to be? - Long before the British Raj came to be the British East India Company gained more and more control on the subcontinent. The company has grown bigger and bigger since it started in the 17th century. The company even had their

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  • The British Raj: The Rule Of The British Empire In India

    The British Raj was the rule of the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947. Raj is the term used when the British government stopped the Sepoy Rebellion and took control of India during the reign of Queen Victoria. Back then India wasn’t a nation it was divided into various parts which where governed by different kingdoms and different rulers‚ even if they had the same language. But just some of the kingdoms where actually powerful‚ and the ones that had it where excelled

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  • British Raj

    Impact of British Rule in India Impact of British Rule in India was virtually unprecedented‚ as it has affected the economic‚ socio-cultural‚ religious and political state of the country. More on Impact of British Rule in India • Impact of British Rule On Various Social Groups and Classes • British impact on Indian Law & Administration • Socio Cultural Impact Under The British Rule • Reconstruction of Calcutta during British rule • Conditions Of Peasants During British Rule

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  • british raj

    Politics & Military            A number of social‚ economic‚ religious‚ political   and military reforms had been imposed by the British without any consultation with local population. Social    British introduced a new system of education. in this system they had to send their children to co-educational schools which was hated since it appeared to improve the British system without due regards to their rights. Persian was the official language of the sub-continent for centuries since Mughals

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  • History Indian Democracy and British Raj

    work of the Congress in a crucial manner Young India by Extremist leader Lala Lajpat Raj * Used ‘safety valve’ theory to attack the Moderates in the Congress * Suggested Congress ‘was a product of Lord Dufferin’s brain’ * Argued that ‘the Congress was started more with the object of saving the British Empire from danger than with that of winning political liberty for India. The interests of the British Empire were primary and those of India only secondary’. * Added ‘no one can say

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  • India Revision Notes Raj,

    Year 12 UNIT 2 (British History) Topic D2: Britain and the Nationalist Challenge in India 1900-47 MOCK REVISION LIST 2012 The main focus of this option is on the changing relationship between Britain and India in this period and on the reasons for this‚ with particular reference to Indian nationalism. Students will be expected to understand the importance of the growth and impact of Congress and the Muslim League as they challenged Britain’s traditional role in India‚ and they should understand

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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 explored in this essay. The East India Company traded in cotton‚ silk‚ tea and opium. They won over Bengal after gaining victory in the Battle of Plassey in 1757‚ under Robert Clive. The East India Company

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  • The British Actions at Amritsar

    Do you agree with the view that the British actions at Amritsar were justified in the aftermath of world war one The British actions at Amritsar were justified in the aftermath of world war one to an extent. The war seemed to boost the self esteem on Indians and unite them‚ suggesting threat against the raj‚ however the view in source 10 shows that there was no proof of a conspiracy‚ source 11 agrees with this but also shows why dyer might have acted in this way. Source 12 agrees with the fact that

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  • British Influence in India

    WE tend to forget that our lifestyle and mindset have largely been influenced by our colonial past. The British influence has changed the way we look at ourselves and has stripped us of a confidence that comes naturally to a people belonging to an ancient and great civilisation. Colonisation coerces people from subordinated culture to denigrate themselves. A kind of a virtual reality is created to expedite this attitude of self-hate among the native population. An alternate reality is created

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  • panchayati raj system in india

    Panchayati raj system of India Panchayats have been the backbone of the Indian villages since the beginning of recorded history. The village panchayats‚ in one shape or other‚ have survived in spite of all upheavals and changes in India. Panchayati Raj is identified as an institutional expression of democratic decentralization in India. These bodies had occupied a prestigious position and they were considered as the self-sufficient and small republics. Panchayati Raj Institutions have always been

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