India and the Nationalist Challenge Notes

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AS History: Britain and the Nationalist Challenge in India 190047 (Notes)
AS History: Britain and the Nationalist
Challenge in India 190047 (Notes)
Nabilah Chowdhury
References: Edexcel Britain and the Nationalist Challenge in India 190047
Unit 1: From East India Company to Raj
Nabilah Chowdhury

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AS History: Britain and the Nationalist Challenge in India 190047 (Notes)
Monopoly of trade: On l
y one
organi
sati
on
can
tr
ade
in
a speci
fi
c ar
ea
1
e .g.
on ly EI
C can
tr
a de
in
Indi
a
Hierarchy
Ther
e were
ma ny
dif
fer
ent st
ati
ons i
n Bombay,
C al
cut
ta
and
Madr
as.
Lot
s of
peopl
e made
up
the
hier
arcy
of
t
hese s
tati
ons.…read more

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AS History: Britain and the Nationalist Challenge in India 190047 (Notes)
The
French
+ Bri
ti
sh bot
h t
raded i
n I
ndia.
This
led
to
some
disagr
eemen t
s.
B oth
w anted
thei
r
ow n
N awab but
the
B r
it
ish'
s Nawab
w on.
Thi
s meant
that
now t
he Fr
ench had
sma l
l
e r
ar
e as
for
t
radi
ng.…read more

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AS History: Britain and the Nationalist Challenge in India 190047 (Notes)
Unit 2: From East India Company to Raj
Caste System
Peopl
e r
anked as
groups.
Th e
groups
closer
t
o pol
lut
ing
subst
a nces
were
ranked
lower
in
the
C ast
e
Syst
em. To
prot
ect
the pur
it
y of
the
higher
up
castes,
t
he cast
es had
to
be kept
separ
ate
fr
om each ot
her
.…read more

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AS History: Britain and the Nationalist Challenge in India 190047 (Notes)
Al
though
thi
s was
a separ
ati
ng syst
em,
it
was
also
one
of
int
erdependence
­ each
cast
e needed
the
s
u ppor
t
of
the
other
cast
e.
E.g.
a
B r
ahmin
needed a
Shudra
to
clean
up t
he wast
e.…read more

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AS History: Britain and the Nationalist Challenge in India 190047 (Notes)
A ngl
o Indi
ans were
not
accepted
by
the
B r
it
ish
or
the
Indi
ans,
alt
hough
they
regar
de d
B r
it
ain
as
thei
r
home and act
ed European.
I
t
w as
the
less
pri
vil
eged t
hat
ma de
up t
he backbone
of
labour
­
the
Brit
ish
w er
e hel
pless
w i
thout
t
hem.…read more

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AS History: Britain and the Nationalist Challenge in India 190047 (Notes)
Worked
as Under
SO S f
or
Indi
a,
189192
Worked
in
Forei
gn Off
ice,
189295
Vi
cer
o y,
1898
He
didn'
t
have mu ch comp assion
b/c he beli
ev ed i
n hand l
i
n g I
ndi
a fir
ml y.…read more

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AS History: Britain and the Nationalist Challenge in India 190047 (Notes)
Indians in the ICS
I
t
w as
dif
fi
cul
t
for
I
ndians
to
be
part
of
t
he
ICS b/
c you
needed
educat
ion
at
a Bri
ti
sh
u ni
versi
ty
and needed
money.
B ut
ot
her
than
that
t
her
e was
nothi
ng
preventi
ng
them
from
applyi
ng.
Majori
ty
of
Indi
ans had
other
j
obs.…read more

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AS History: Britain and the Nationalist Challenge in India 190047 (Notes)
Moreover
,
ther
e weren'
t
man y
people
in
the
ICS f
o r
di
str
ict
admini
str
ati
on
so
Indi
ans
w er
e made
as
of
fi
ci
als.
But
t
hese of
fi
ci
als
w er
e cor
rupt
and accept
ed bri
bery.…read more

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AS History: Britain and the Nationalist Challenge in India 190047 (Notes)
Hindus or Muslims?
rd
Hi
ndus,
Parsi
'
s and
Ja i
ns made up
the
ma j
ori
ty
of
the
C ongress.
But
by
the
3 meet
ing
the no.
of
Musl
i
ms
i
ncr
eased f
rom 2
to
83 .
The
H i
ndus st
il
l
dominat
ed and
the Musli
m minori
ty
fel
t uneasy.…read more

Comments

Elaine Scarlett

Very helpful notes.  Also accurate.

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