EI+04+S+C+Asia+1453-1914

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Unformatted text preview: at made a living by farming steadily increased under Imperial India, 1857-1914 British rule until it reached 90 percent by 1900. (One As soon as the Sepoy Rebellion was suppressed, measure of “modernity” is a decrease in the number in 1858, the British government dissolved the East of farmers, meaning that India was becoming less, not India Company and began to rule India directly. Queen Victoria appointed a Viceroy who directed the more, modern.) In other words, the effect of English policy was to deindustrialize India. Indian Civil Service. The Viceroy appointed a The British justified their rule over India by Legislative Council to write laws for India, but it was claiming that they were sharing their civilization with not a democratic legislature; he could hire and fire its members and he could veto any law that it passed. In the Indians and that Indians would eventually be addition, the Legislative Council was made up only of capable of governing themselves. However, young Indian men who graduated with honors from Indian British residents; Indians were not appointed. The British believed that Indian princes would be universities were denied jobs in the administration, and many of them turned to journalism, where they a conservative force, so it changed its policy of pointed out the hypocrisy of British rule. The more annexing Princely states and allowed them to be inherited from father to son, providing the new prince outspoken were arrested and charged with sedition. The first nationwide nationalist organization, the swore allegiance to the British crown. There were 560 Indian National Congress (INC), which met in 1885, princely states of various sizes–about half of India’s was quite moderate. It did not call for independence, total territory. but for the appointment of more Indians to legislative British troop strength was raised from 45,000 to councils and for equal opportunity in employment in 65,000 and the most advanced military equipment the Indian Civil Service. It...
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