Lecture11Hist124Feb132009

Lecture11Hist124Feb132009 - History 124 Lecture 11 William...

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History 124 William Meier Lecture 11 2/13/09 1) Board Terms a) Imperialism i) Consent and collaboration ii) Canada: Loyalist emigrants; constitutional Act, 1791 iii) West Indies: Consolidation of estates; patronage iv) Ireland (1) 8-10,000 landlords rule over 1.25 million poor farmers, cottagers, and laborers (2) Economic Distress: rising population, subletting, and subdivision of holdings (3) Ulster emigration (4) Agrarian Violence (5) Declaratory Act, 1720 (6) Economic Restrictions and embargo (7) “Patriot” Irish MPs and Volunteer Militia (8) “Constitutional revolution of 1782” v) India: Transition from “first” to “second” empire (1) East India Company, est’d. 1600: early footholds in Bombay, Madras, Calcutta (2) Mughal Empire c. 1500’s-1857 (3) Robert Clive (1725-1774) (4) French Rivalry (5) “Sir Roger Dowler”=Siraj ud Daulah, the Nawab of Bengal (a) Nawab=prince (6) Battle of Plassey, 1757 (7) Diwani (acquired 1765) (8) Nabobs (9) Warren Hastings (Governor-General 1773-1785) (10) India Act 1784 (11) Charles Cornwallis ( 2) Irish Example a) Push for Power of Irish Parliament i) Declaratory Act of 1720 (1) Power to English Parliament to bind Irish parliament to their laws ii) 1776 Meat Embargo despite excise taxes iii) Patriots and Volunteer Militia for”
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2009 for the course HIST 124 taught by Professor Donnelly during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.

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