Categorize Corroborate Document Analysis Activity: How did the British gain, consolidate, and maintain power in India? ➡Directions: Examine the documents on British power in India and annotate as you read by placing a “G” next to examples of methods that the British used to gain power in India, a “C” next to examples of methods they used to consolidate their power, and an “M” next to examples of methods used to maintain power and add information to this graphic organizer. Document Set 1 The British used their military might and advanced technology to conquer andkeep control of most parts of India. The British Indian Army was made up ofroughly two-thirds Indian soldiers hired to defend the British East IndiaCompany and later the British government’s interests, and just one-thirdBritish soldiers. The British held the highest positions in the military. With the addition of the Maxim Gun, the first widely used machine gun, themilitary was nearly unstoppable. The gun could fire bullet after bullet withoutreloading and could swivel from side to side. British Indian Army soldiers, 1895. Image is courtesy of Wikimedia Commons and is Public Domain Illustration of British Indian Army soldiers and their British commander, 1896. Image is courtesy of Wikimedia Commons and is Public Domain Maxim machine gun mounted on a Dundonald gun carriage, ca. 1890. Image is courtesy of Wikimedia Commons and is Public Domain UNIT 12.2| Imperialism | SQ 4. How did the British gain, consolidate, and maintain power in India?