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India_feb_28_08_student_pwr_pt - ISS 210 SOCIETY AND THE...

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Unformatted text preview: ISS 210 SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL Flag of India Saffron color represents courage The white represents peace The green representing faith The Wheel Laws 24 spokes represent each hour of the day as well as the endless circle 99 POPULATION OF INDIA India's population is approximately 1.136 billion people (estimate for September 1, 2007) India is expected to overcome China by 2030 and will then be the most populated country in the world Over 1,000 ethnic groups in India Main religionHindu Also some Muslim and some Christians HISTORY OF INDIA THE BRITISH IN INDIA As early as the 1600s British has had a strong influence in India. Negative Influence! The British East India Company 1600 - 1857 Commercial company to find spices Spice and silk route Asia to China 1757 Battle of Plassey Battle between locals and the British Beginning of the British Occupation of India British occupied all of India in mid-19 th century British India Company made a fortune selling Opium to the Far East China in particular The British East India Tea Company rule ended in 1857 Officially now part of British empower. British military continued to occupy India oppressive manner In 1877, Queen Victoria became The Empress of India India was considered a jewel in her crown One way for a citizen of India to gain status was to serve in the British military.in the British military....
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ISS 210 taught by Professor Zimmerman during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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