"British Raj" Essays and Research Papers

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Pakistan at 14 August

Pakistan's independence day (also known as Yom-e-Istiqlal (Urdu: یوم استقلال )) is observed on 14 August, the day before Pakistan was made an independent country based on border lines created by the British during the end of their rule of India. Pakistan became an independent country in 1947. The day is a national holiday in Pakistan. The day is celebrated all over the country with flag raising ceremonies, tributes to the national heroes and fireworks taking place in the capital, Islamabad. The...

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indian independence movement

Indian independence movement From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Colonial India British Indian Empire Imperial entities of India Dutch India 1605–1825 Danish India 1620–1869 French India 1769–1954 Portuguese India (1505–1961) Casa da Índia 1434–1833 Portuguese East India Company 1628–1633 British India (1612–1947) East India Company 1612–1757 Company rule in India 1757–1858 British Raj 1858–1947 British rule in Burma 1824–1948 Princely states 1721–1949 Partition of India 1947 v...

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Bhagat Singh

the Indian Patriots' Association... Kishan Singh enrolled Bhagat Singh in Dayanand Anglo Vedic High School. At a very young age, Bhagat Singh started following Non-Cooperation Movement called by Mahatma Gandhi. Bhagat Singh had openly defied the British and had followed Gandhi's wishes by burning the government-sponsored books. Following the violent incidents of "Chauri Chaura", Gandhi called for the withdrawal of the Non-Cooperation movement. Unhappy with the decision, Bhagat Singh, isolated himself...

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Rhow Far Do Sources 10, 11 and 12 Suggest That the Amritsar Massacre Created Widespread and Long-Lasting Hostility Among Indians Towards British Rule?

Indians towards the British, with the British government being portrayed as repressive and irresponsible. However, the alternative view presented by the sources is that Indians were not hostile towards the British, but they were in fact appreciative of their help and did not feel that they were repressive. One view presented by the sources is that Indians did not like the British rule. The theme of hostility is presented in Source 11, where Gandhi writes in 1920 that the British are “evilly manned”...

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Shooting an Elephant - Essay

Bonner 2. Choose an essay which puts across a strong personal belief in a clear and convincing manor. George Orwell’s ‘Shooting an Elephant,’ is an essay which takes place in imperial Burma where he is a police officer working on behalf of the British Empire. He is resented by the people who pressures him into shooting an elephant, where he describes himself as being a meaningless puppet in front of the Burmese crowd. Throughout this essay he also delivers his strong personal beliefs towards his...

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Annie Besant and Bal Gangadhar Tilak (India in Nineteenth Century)

With the establishment of British colonial rule in the nineteenth century, India was subject to a major transformation and challenge to the nation’s fundamental core beliefs. Prior to the dominance of the British, India was held by oral social and religious conventions and hierarchies. With the influx of the enlightenment, along with the introduction of print media and Western education, there was a shift from these oral traditions and conventions to a focus on the textual. Thus a need for a political...

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The Culture of India

government under the rule of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (now the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland as of 1927 and commonly known as the U.K.), of which the Indian portion was called the British Indian Empire (commonly known as the British Raj). Gandhi married at 13, had a son at 19, and left for London to pursue a law degree several months later. After enrolling in the High Court of London in 1891, he dropped out and went back to India. (www.sscnet.ucla.edu) After...

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Role of Women in Indian's Struggle for Freedom

devotion to the service of India is a long one. Woman's participation in India's freedom struggle began as early as in 1817. Bhima Bai Holkar fought bravely against the British colonel Malcolm and defeated him in guerilla warfare. Many women including Rani Channama of Kittur, Rani Begam Hazrat Mahal of Avadh fought against British East India company in the 19th century; 30 years before the “First War of Independence 1857”. The role played by women in the War of Independence (the Great Revolt) of...

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How to Save Enviorment

movement led by common mass. After that final blow British freedIndia on 15 Aug 1947.Though people think that Mahatma Gandhi played normal role in freedom struggle of India but what Mahatma Gandhi did it was not possible by anybody. He was the first leader who under stand the role of masses and took steps to join it with the national movement. Before him nobody understands this fact that by merely movements by educated people or by violent activities British could not be uprooted. He was the man who awakened...

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The Moonstone

Lloyd What role did 19th Century popular serial novels such as Wilkie Collins' The Moonstone play in British understandings of India? When Wilkie Collins first wrote The Moonstone in 1868, it was not published in the form available today, but was published in instalments in a popular Victorian magazine, All the Year Round. Upon its first publication it was eagerly read by the general British public, for its readership not only included the ruling and upper classes, but the cost and availability...

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