Indian Revolution - THE MODERN INDIAN REVOLUTION AND ITS...

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THE MODERN INDIAN REVOLUTION AND ITS WESTERN IDEOLOGICAL ROOTS The Political Culture Questions 1_ What should be a better form of political struggle for national independence? 2_ What should be a better form of political struggle for social change? 3_ What is the relevance of non-violent resistance for resolving personal and political conflicts? A_ BRITISH COLONIALISM AND THE INDIAN REVOLUTION 1_ The Emergence of the Republic of India August 15 1947 : National Independence January 26 1950 : India ratified the new Constitution and became a new republic The largest democracy in the world with the form of a federal republic 2_ The Emergence of Pakistan (“Land of the Pure”) 14 August 1947 : Dominion of Pakistan in the British Commonwealth of Nations 1956 : Renamed Republic of Pakistan following a coup d’etat by Ayub Khan 3_ The Creation of the British Indian Colony a_ The Role of the British East India Company b_ The Sepoy Rebellion (also known as “Englo-Indian War” and “Indian Mutiny”) in 1857 c_ Consequences of the Sepoy Rebellion Political power over the subcontinent transferred to the British Crown in 1858 Passing the Government Act of India to formalize the colony status of India (Victoria proc. Empress of India in 1877) 4_ Natures and Western Ideological roots of the Modern Indian Revolution a_ Anti-colonialist (British colonialism)
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