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Unformatted text preview: India, 1800-1914 Modern India Introduction: Late Mughal India Akbar the Great, 1542-1605 Hindu-Muslim Cultural Synthesis Decline of Muslim Rule, ca 1700
Political Disintegration Social Tensions Vulnerability Akbar the Great European Involvement Portuguese
Dutch East India Company France Britain Seven Years' War British East India Company British East India Company From a Trading Company to Colonization British East India Company Sir Robert Clive Battle of Plassey, 1757 Sepoy Dual Administration Governor-General Viceroy
"Jewel in the Crown" Sepoy Rebellion, 1857 Queen Victoria Empress of India, 1877 Sepoy Rebellion, 1857 Colonial India: "Jewel in the Crown" Colonial Reforms British Law Economy Agricultural Expansion plantations opium, tea, cotton, silk, sugar Deforestation Land Confiscation Famine Social Discontent Decline of Local crafts Railroads, Telegraph Irrigation Lack of Industrial Development Suttee Prohibited Education Social Reforms India, 1914 Growth of Nationalist and Independence 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 ...
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- Spring '08
- World History