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Glimpses of the past
PPT by :- Mr. Rajesh Kumar Tk [TGT English cont.]PPT by :- Mr. Rajesh Kumar Tk [TGT English cont.]
JN...
The Martyrs
•“Oh my country men! Let your eyes fill with tears, as you
recall the sacrifices of India’s martyrs.”
The company’s consequests
During 18th
century, British east India Company was extending its power in
worldwide. That time ...
British Rule (1765-1836)
•Religious leaders preached ideas like
untouchability and child marriage.
•The British imposed he...
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Ram Mohan Roy, a learned person
from Bengal understood what was
wrong with this country.
He was attra...
Oppression (1765-1835)
•But the British continued to oppress
Indians.
•In 1818 they had passed regulation III,
under it, a...
Dissatisfaction (1835-1856)
•Education in India was in Persian and
Sanskrit.
•During 1835-56 Thomas Macaulay
suggested som...
• Some Indian soldiers in
east India Company
were ill pleased with
the attitude of East
Indian Company.
• A soldier named
...
• In 1857, a violent
revolt was out
broken in Meerut.
• The rebellion spread
wider.
• Many landlords lost
their lands, bec...
• Many rulers like
Begum Hazrat Mahal
of Lucknow were
bitter.
• The patriots pounced
upon the British and
fought pitched b...
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8_Glimpses of the Past

  1. 1. Glimpses of the past PPT by :- Mr. Rajesh Kumar Tk [TGT English cont.]PPT by :- Mr. Rajesh Kumar Tk [TGT English cont.] JNV Bhupdevpur, RaigarhJNV Bhupdevpur, Raigarh
  2. 2. The Martyrs •“Oh my country men! Let your eyes fill with tears, as you recall the sacrifices of India’s martyrs.”
  3. 3. The company’s consequests During 18th century, British east India Company was extending its power in worldwide. That time Indian princes were fighting each other. East India Company subduded Indian princes one by one.
  4. 4. British Rule (1765-1836) •Religious leaders preached ideas like untouchability and child marriage. •The British imposed heavy taxes on farmers so that farmers had to abandon their fields. •The east India Company’s law began to cripple Indian industries. •British invented other methods which gave them profits. •Inevitably famines followed, between 1822 and 1836 fifteen lakh Indians died of starvation.
  5. 5. Raja Ram Mohan Roy Ram Mohan Roy, a learned person from Bengal understood what was wrong with this country. He was attracted by science and modern knowledge. He went to England and fight for the justice of India. He said to his wife, “Cows are of different colors but the color of their milk is the same. Different terachers have different opinions but the essence of every religion is the same.” Ram Mohan RoyRam Mohan Roy
  6. 6. Oppression (1765-1835) •But the British continued to oppress Indians. •In 1818 they had passed regulation III, under it, an Indian could be jailed without trail in a court. •By 1829, Britain was exporting British goods worth seven crore rupees to India. •All the time British officers in India drew big salaries and also made fortunes in private business. •At that time Bentinck was the Governor -General of India.
  7. 7. Dissatisfaction (1835-1856) •Education in India was in Persian and Sanskrit. •During 1835-56 Thomas Macaulay suggested some change in Indian Education. •They taught Indians their language. •By 1856, the British had conquered the whole of India. •They cared a little about the needs of Indians. Thomas MacaulayThomas Macaulay
  8. 8. • Some Indian soldiers in east India Company were ill pleased with the attitude of East Indian Company. • A soldier named Mangal Pandey attacked the adjutant of his regiment and executed. The sparks (1855-1857) Mangal PandeyMangal Pandey
  9. 9. • In 1857, a violent revolt was out broken in Meerut. • The rebellion spread wider. • Many landlords lost their lands, because of the British policies Revolt (1857)
  10. 10. • Many rulers like Begum Hazrat Mahal of Lucknow were bitter. • The patriots pounced upon the British and fought pitched battles all over North India. The Fight for freedom(1857) Tantya TopeTantya Tope Begum Hazrat MahalBegum Hazrat Mahal

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