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Unformatted text preview: on canals Tube wells Persian wheels Canal colonies Double-cropping Craft industries – Major cities • Lahore—6 million • Karachi—11.8 million British Imperialism • British East India Company – Pushes out Portuguese – 1690—European trading outposts established – 1773—British begin to control India • The Raj—British rule – – – – Social reform Infrastructure building Universities Plantations British Colonialism • 1857-1947 • Before British influence, South Asia had significant textiles manufacturing and they traded with other places throughout Asia. • A shift occurred as the British changed the economy to Export Oriented of raw materials (agriculture) and imported finished (manufactured) goods. Independence and Partition • Indian National Congress Party—1887 – To promote greater democracy and freedom • Freedom from both the British and traditional princes – Mohandas Gandhi • Partition – Country divided along ethnic/religious lines – Islamic administrative districts—Pak...
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