Unformatted text preview: India, 1800-1914 India, Modern India Modern Introduction: Late Mughal India Introduction: Akbar the Great, 1542-1605 Hindu-Muslim Cultural Synthesis Decline of Muslim Rule, ca 1700
Political Disintegration Social Tensions Vulnerability Akbar the Great Akbar European Involvement European Portuguese
Dutch East India Company France France Britain Seven Years’ War British East India Company British East India Company From a Trading Company to Colonization Company British East India Company British Sir Robert Clive Battle of Plassey, 1757 Sepoy Sepoy Dual Administration Governor-General Viceroy
“Jewel in the Crown” Sepoy Rebellion, 1857 Queen Victoria – Empress of India, 1877 Sepoy Rebellion, 1857 Sepoy Colonial India: “Jewel in the Crown” Crown” Colonial Reforms British Law Economy Agricultural Expansion plantations opium, tea, cotton, silk, sugar Deforestation Deforestation Land Confiscation Famine Social Discontent Decline of Local crafts Railroads, Telegraph Irrigation Lack of Industrial Development Suttee Prohibited Education Social Reforms India, 1914 1914 Growth of Nationalist and Independence Growth Enlightenment Enlightenment Liberalism Nationalism Political Equality Constitutionalism Self-government Resentment with British Rule Indian National Congress, 1885 Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948) Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964) Independence, 1947 Mahatma Gandhi Jawaharlal Nehru Nehru ...
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- British Raj, Indian independence movement, Indian Rebellion of 1857