How Did The British Colonize India

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The benefit of the Britain colonizing India was that trade of cotton, silk, indigo, and tea grew quickly. As trade grew so did the powers of the companies that were doing the trading. They secured a foothold in India and built trading post around the borders of the country. At first, the Indians that approved of British rule did so because of the trade, money was also being made. Jobs came along when the British company 's hired Indians to be soldiers who were known as Sepoy 's. Even though they were paid very low, it still was better than no job at all, and they were relied on to enforce company policies. This is the reason why they approved British companies at first. However, other Indians oppose the British because they were expanding
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