India Chapter 2: Discontent to Outrage

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When did the Amritsar Massacre occur?
April 13 1919
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Explain the series of events that occurred in the Amritsar Massacre?
1. The people of Amritsar about 20-30k held a private meeting at Jallianwala Bagh. It is important to consider that this was banned by General Dyer. General Dyer came with troops and fired the crowd. 379 killed, 1,200 injured.
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What was the Hunter Inquiry?
An Inquiry in order to comprehend the events of the Amritsar Massacre due to global and British concern.
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What was the motive of General Dyer's actions?
It was to prevent another mutiny from occurring (event of April 8) and to secure that European lives will be safe.
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What were the reactions to General Dyer's claims?
Heavily supported by British opinion, house of lords even passed a vote to thank him. The inquiry was split, majority held Dyer responsible but merely reprimanded him. Others (3 Indians in that Inquiry) was bc of martial law
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Explain the series of events that occurred in the Amritsar Massacre?

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1. The people of Amritsar about 20-30k held a private meeting at Jallianwala Bagh. It is important to consider that this was banned by General Dyer. General Dyer came with troops and fired the crowd. 379 killed, 1,200 injured.

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What was the Hunter Inquiry?

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What was the motive of General Dyer's actions?

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What were the reactions to General Dyer's claims?

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