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cc2response2 - Maddy Joseph February 18, 2010 CC Response...

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Unformatted text preview: Maddy Joseph February 18, 2010 CC Response #2 Warren Hastings is widely viewed as a scapegoat. Though he was probably guilty of corruption as Governor General, everyone he worked for and worked with was also guilty. However, with anger brewing in Britain over several elements of British involvement in India and their effects, action needed to be taken. Edmund Burke, naturally was one of those angered by the great changes that the British relationship with India was having. During East India Company rule, thousands of men, from second-born sons of British nobility to members of the new British middle class went east looking for adventure and money. There was certainly money to be made and they made it, not always by the most honest of means. This was the first outrage of British back home. But, the outrage had a deeper cause as well, and one that can be clearly associated with Burke. Many of these men, who had previously been on the lower rungs of the British class system, returned to Britain rich men and attempted to...
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