Imperial and Colonial Policy

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What was the biggest change to British policy to India as a result of the Government of India Act of 1858?
All East India Company political power was transfered to the crown.
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When did Queen Victoria become Empress of India?
1876
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What new position was created in India that would be assisted by a council of imperialists who had experience working in India?
Secretary of State
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What new name was given to the Govenor-General position in India?
Viceroy
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Who was the first Viceroy of India?
Canning
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By 1880, how many British to Indian troops were there and what did this equal as a fraction of the whole British army?
70,000 to 125,000 = 1/3 of total British army
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How many Bengali regiments were disabanded out of 74?
62
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How were the British officers told to treat the beliefs of the 'sepoys'?
with great respect
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What did Canning set up in India to help support the British army?
Imperial Police Force
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Who paid for the British army in India?
Indians paid more tax to support the army
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How many Indian troops were used in Egypt to supress the Egyptian Nationalist Movement of 1882?
7,000
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What branch of the British Empire ruled over each district and local council?
ICS District Officers
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