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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 11/16/11 1
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HISTORY OF INDIA THE BRITISH IN INDIA As early as the 1600s British has had a strong influence in India. The British East India Company 1600 - 1857 Spice and silk route 11/16/11 2 British occupied all of India in mid-19 th century
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1757 Battle of Plassey Beginning of the British Occupation of India 11/16/11 3 The British East India Tea Company rule ended in 1857 British India Company made a fortune selling Opium to the Far East… China in particular
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British military continued to occupy India in an oppressive manner In 1877, Queen Victoria became “the Empress of India” 11/16/11 4 One way for a citizen of India to gain status was to serve in the British Military
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THE RISE OF INDIAN NATIONALISM The Indian National Congress was founded in Bombay in 1885 The goal of the Congress was independence from British rule 11/16/11 5
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THE MUSLIM LEAGUE 1905: goal was the partition of Bengal based on religion and languages 1906: creation of the Muslim League 11/16/11 6
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11/16/11 7 India supported the British army in their fight against the Japanese after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Some Indians from the Nationalist Party took this opportunity to fight with Germany and Japan in an attempt to gain independence from Britain. 2,000,000 Indians served in the British Army, and 24,000 were killed.
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11/16/11 8 When the war ended in 1945 the road to Independence from Britain accelerated rapidly. Although the transfer of power from Britain to India
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course ISS 210 taught by Professor Zimmerman during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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