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1700
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British Rule
Yu Rong L. and Isabel C.
1600
1900
1700
1800
1600s - East Indian Company
• East Indian Company won
rights to build trading
posts and forts at madra...
1600
1900
1700
1800
1700s – Decline of Mughal
Empire
• No longer controlled most of the
subcontinent
• Princes set up inde...
1600
1900
1700
1800
1760s – British overcame
French
• Both sought trading rights from
the Mughals
• Competing for politica...
1600
1900
1700
1800
1857 – Sepoy Rebellion
• Started in Delhi
• Sepoys were Indians fighting
in British army
• New cartrid...
1600
1900
1700
1800
1858 – India as Colony
• As result of Sepoy
Rebellion
• Queen of England declared
India as an official...
1600
1900
1700
1800
1885 – Indian National
Congress
• INC was a group of hindus
• Group demanded for gradual change
• Aske...
1600
1900
1700
1800
1906 – Muslim League
• Muslims were worried about the power in India
• Demanded that independence be f...
1600
1900
1700
1800
1920 - Gandhi
• Gandhi united large
mass of Indian people
• Demanded for
independence
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  1. 1. 1600 1900 1700 1800 British Rule Yu Rong L. and Isabel C.
  2. 2. 1600 1900 1700 1800 1600s - East Indian Company • East Indian Company won rights to build trading posts and forts at madras, Bombay and Calcutta • The traded gold and silver for Indian goods such as cotton • Mughal rulers looked down on Europeans • Indians believed newcomers had little of value to offer
  3. 3. 1600 1900 1700 1800 1700s – Decline of Mughal Empire • No longer controlled most of the subcontinent • Princes set up independent kingdoms • French and British fought for land and made Indian allies
  4. 4. 1600 1900 1700 1800 1760s – British overcame French • Both sought trading rights from the Mughals • Competing for political and economic power • Took advantage of Mughal Empire decline • Both made Indian allies • British forces overcame French British surrender of Madras
  5. 5. 1600 1900 1700 1800 1857 – Sepoy Rebellion • Started in Delhi • Sepoys were Indians fighting in British army • New cartridges were greased with pork and beef fat • Muslims are forbidden to touch pork • Hindus worship cattle • Sepoys rebelled • English stopped the rebellion
  6. 6. 1600 1900 1700 1800 1858 – India as Colony • As result of Sepoy Rebellion • Queen of England declared India as an official colony
  7. 7. 1600 1900 1700 1800 1885 – Indian National Congress • INC was a group of hindus • Group demanded for gradual change • Asked for more government jobs for Indians
  8. 8. 1600 1900 1700 1800 1906 – Muslim League • Muslims were worried about the power in India • Demanded that independence be followed by partition of India into two separate countries • One Muslim, one Hindu
  9. 9. 1600 1900 1700 1800 1920 - Gandhi • Gandhi united large mass of Indian people • Demanded for independence

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