THE ENGLISH EAST INDIA COMPANY Presented by: Abhiijit
Beginning <ul><li>Company was granted English Royal Charter under the name ‘Governor and Company of Merchants of London’ b...
Arrival in India <ul><li>1612 AD established factories in Surat with the permission of Emperor Jahangir. </li></ul><ul><li...
Expansion <ul><li>First Expansion was in 1639 at Chennai. </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Francis Day along with the company establi...
Expansion…. <ul><li>In 1668 The Islands of Mumbai was leased to the British as dowry by the Portuguese. </li></ul><ul><li>...
Expansion…. <ul><li>In  1690  Job Charnock, an agent of the  British East India Company , established a trading fort nearb...
Three Trading Posts .
 
 
Commercial. <ul><li>The East India Company wasn’t concerned about the local needs. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s main aim was to ...
Events <ul><li>Battle of Plassey </li></ul><ul><li>Battle of Buxar </li></ul><ul><li>Revolt of 1857 </li></ul><ul><li>Angl...
Battle of Plassey <ul><li>23 rd  June 1757. </li></ul><ul><li>Against the Nawab of Bengal and it’s French allies. </li></u...
Robert Clive <ul><li>The EIC’s force of armed guards was growing into an army; Clive joined them as an officer and that a ...
<ul><li>Clive led the EIC’s army to victory many more times, forcing the French out and making the East India Company very...
Battle of Buxar <ul><li>2 nd  October 1764 </li></ul><ul><li>Between forces under British East India Company and Mughal Em...
Anglo-Maratha wars <ul><li>Series of three wars starting from  1775 – 1819. </li></ul><ul><li>The third war was fought bet...
Downfall <ul><li>Shattering Revolt of the Bengal Army in 1857. </li></ul><ul><li>This laid the base for the end of 231 yea...
Effect on Administration <ul><li>Civil Service </li></ul><ul><li>Army </li></ul><ul><li>Judicial Framework </li></ul><ul><...
Judicial <ul><li>Warren Hastings. </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of Judicial courts. </li></ul><ul><li>Diwani Adalat </li...
Social <ul><li>William Bentinck played a vital role in abolishing cruel practices under the name of religion. </li></ul><u...
Summary <ul><li>Arrival and Expansion </li></ul><ul><li>Impact on the common man. </li></ul><ul><li>The Industry culture. ...
Remarkable Enterprise
Present Owner: <ul><li>Sanjiv Mehta. </li></ul>
References <ul><li>History Textbook of SYJC </li></ul><ul><li>www.theeastindiacompany.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.sscnet.ucl...
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  1. 1. THE ENGLISH EAST INDIA COMPANY Presented by: Abhiijit
  2. 2. Beginning <ul><li>Company was granted English Royal Charter under the name ‘Governor and Company of Merchants of London’ by Elizabeth-1 on 16 th December 1600AD </li></ul><ul><li>Main aim was to find a market for English cotton and compete with the Dutch and Spanish Armada over Spices. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Arrival in India <ul><li>1612 AD established factories in Surat with the permission of Emperor Jahangir. </li></ul><ul><li>They continued their trading activity for a few years from here and later on expanded their area to Chennai, Mumbai and Calcutta. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Expansion <ul><li>First Expansion was in 1639 at Chennai. </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Francis Day along with the company established a Trading Post and St.George fort </li></ul>
  5. 5. Expansion…. <ul><li>In 1668 The Islands of Mumbai was leased to the British as dowry by the Portuguese. </li></ul><ul><li>Coastal area provided strategic importance to the Company’s trade. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Expansion…. <ul><li>In  1690  Job Charnock, an agent of the  British East India Company , established a trading fort nearby named Fort William </li></ul><ul><li>The British called the settlement Kalikata (Calcutta), an Anglicized version. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Three Trading Posts .
  8. 10. Commercial. <ul><li>The East India Company wasn’t concerned about the local needs. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s main aim was to make profits. </li></ul><ul><li>A large chunk of the profits went to the Queen. </li></ul><ul><li>Thus it’s commercial motive made it a successful business enterprise. </li></ul>
  9. 11. Events <ul><li>Battle of Plassey </li></ul><ul><li>Battle of Buxar </li></ul><ul><li>Revolt of 1857 </li></ul><ul><li>Anglo-Maratha wars. </li></ul>
  10. 12. Battle of Plassey <ul><li>23 rd June 1757. </li></ul><ul><li>Against the Nawab of Bengal and it’s French allies. </li></ul><ul><li>British emerged victorious </li></ul>
  11. 13. Robert Clive <ul><li>The EIC’s force of armed guards was growing into an army; Clive joined them as an officer and that a great influence. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1751 Clive led 500 men against 10,000 French & Indian soldiers and won. </li></ul>
  12. 14. <ul><li>Clive led the EIC’s army to victory many more times, forcing the French out and making the East India Company very powerful – it wasn’t the British government taking over India – it was a British business! </li></ul>
  13. 15. Battle of Buxar <ul><li>2 nd October 1764 </li></ul><ul><li>Between forces under British East India Company and Mughal Emperor Shah Alam-2 </li></ul>
  14. 16. Anglo-Maratha wars <ul><li>Series of three wars starting from 1775 – 1819. </li></ul><ul><li>The third war was fought between 1817–1819. </li></ul><ul><li>It gave the British almost the entire control of India. </li></ul>
  15. 17. Downfall <ul><li>Shattering Revolt of the Bengal Army in 1857. </li></ul><ul><li>This laid the base for the end of 231 year trade of the East India Company in India. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1858 the British Crown assumed the mantle of British Raj. </li></ul>
  16. 18. Effect on Administration <ul><li>Civil Service </li></ul><ul><li>Army </li></ul><ul><li>Judicial Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><li>Land Revenue policy. </li></ul>
  17. 19. Judicial <ul><li>Warren Hastings. </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of Judicial courts. </li></ul><ul><li>Diwani Adalat </li></ul><ul><li>Nizamat Adalat </li></ul><ul><li>Sardar Diwani </li></ul><ul><li>Sardar Nizamat </li></ul><ul><li>Rule of Law. </li></ul>
  18. 20. Social <ul><li>William Bentinck played a vital role in abolishing cruel practices under the name of religion. </li></ul><ul><li>Assisted by Raja Rammohan Roy </li></ul>
  19. 21. Summary <ul><li>Arrival and Expansion </li></ul><ul><li>Impact on the common man. </li></ul><ul><li>The Industry culture. </li></ul><ul><li>Execution and commercial success. </li></ul><ul><li>Change in the system. </li></ul>
  20. 22. Remarkable Enterprise
  21. 23. Present Owner: <ul><li>Sanjiv Mehta. </li></ul>
  22. 24. References <ul><li>History Textbook of SYJC </li></ul><ul><li>www.theeastindiacompany.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/ British /EAco.html </li></ul><ul><li>www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/.../ East - India - Company </li></ul><ul><li>www.victorianweb.org/history/empire/ india /eic.html </li></ul><ul><li>www.fathom.com/course/21701760/session4.html </li></ul>
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