Important words for india

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1. Dominion status

  • Self governing and not under the British empire
  • Self governing state within the British empire
  • Equal power share between indians and british
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2. British Raj

  • British rule in India 1858-1947
  • division
  • a kind of general strike

3. satyagraha

  • set up ghandi non violent non cooperation active way of resisting the Raj
  • self rule
  • division

4. Indian mutiny

  • Religious divide
  • rebellion of Sepoy and civilians in 1857 against EIC rule
  • self governing state within the British empire

5. swaraj

  • self rule
  • rebellion of sepoys
  • social class in traditional Hindu society



A very useful quiz to help you learn the complicated terminology that is associated with Indian history.

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