Imperialism In India

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The first widely acknowledged united rebellion against colonial rule in India, was the attack against the British(New World Encyclopedia).The British East India Company first began as a trading post for the natural goods in Southern Asia and India(Britannica). The company would send the natural goods that were produced in Indian territory to Britain from India(Human Legacy). Soon the British became involved with the political and acted as an agent of British Imperialism in India(Britannica). While this was happening the great empire of Asia and Africa were weakening, and the Europeans took advantage of these(Human Legacy). The rebellion took place between May 10, 1857 to June 1858(Wikipedia). The rebels were called the Sepoy Mutiny(Britannica).…show more content…
To add, to why the Indians would be angered at the British would be that the British thought they were more advance making them better the India people. The English eventually became arrogant and there was a wide disagreement between them and the people(Indianetzone). The British did not take in mind about the Indian people feeling(Indianetzone).The Europeans had a huge military advantage over Africa and Asians and Asian and African countries could not compete with that(Human Legacy). After the rebels killed some British officials they stop the British Indian Company and had Britain directly take charge of the Indian Territory(Human Legacy). A lot of the mistreatment was partiality done against Indians like not giving them post above saboteurs ' and salary being unlike the other English(Indianetzone).The British would have slaves imported to factories to do the work in Southern Asia and…show more content…
In conclusion all of this the greatest independence war in India and fighting could have been prevented if the British respected the Indians religion. If they had been more polite to the Indians than they would of been fine with what Britain was doing.It would of not happened if the British had treated the Indians as equals and not below them, then the fighting and dispute would have never happened. During this period a tiny number of British officials and troops (about 20,000 in all) ruled over 300 million Indians(The National Archive). This was often seen as evidence that most Indians accepted and even approved of British rule(The National Archive). There is no doubt that Britain could not have controlled India without the cooperation of Indian princes and local leaders, as well as huge numbers of Indian troops, police officers, civil servants(The National Archive). Although many accepted the rule of Britain some did not, forming the sepoy mutiny. The sepoy, however, disunited and badly organised(The National Archive). Gradually British troops, along with the forces of Indian rulers who sided with the British, overcame them(The National Archive). Although the British had won the battle, they had not won the wa. On August 15th 1947 India finally won their independence from Britain(IndiaFolks). This was the start of India 's independence and will always be remembered throughout the
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