Revolt of 1857

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Revolt of 1857

  1. 1.  POLITICAL CAUSES:  Dalhousie’s Doctrine of Lapse  Annexation of several states  Lord Canning policies
  2. 2.  ADMINISTRATIVE CAUSES  Dislike and distrust for British administration  Judicial system  Revenue administration
  3. 3.  ECONOMIC CAUSES: Drain of wealth  Crippled Indian trade and manufacturing units  Turned India into an Agricultural colony of British manufacturing capitalism 
  4. 4. SOCIAL AND RELIGIOUS CAUSES:  Racial discrimination  Fear of conversion  Education system  Several legislations  Introduction of railways and telegraph 
  5. 5.  SEPOY DISCONTENT: A MAJOR CAUSE:  RELIGIOUS DISCONTENT  GREASED CARTRIDGES
  6. 6. BEGINNING AND SPREAD OF REVOLT  SUPPRESSION OF REVOLT  WHY THE REVOLT FAILED?  NATURE OF THE 1857 UPRISING  EFFECTS OF THE REVOLT 

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