India during the Inter War Period

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What did the Government of India Act 1919 entail?
limited number of Indians were allowed to vote for the first time, small amount of power transferred to the diarchy, (basic idea was to give Indian people slightly more say it what goes on in their country to prevent a nationalist uprising
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What did the Rowlatt Act (1919) entail?
Allowed the British to arrest Indians on site without trial or real reason. meant that they could arrest nationalists to prevent a revolt.
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What happened at the Amritsar Massacre and when did it happen?
Brig-Gen Reginald Dyer ordered his troops to open fire on a crowd of innocent civilians at the "Jalawanwallah Bagh" festival. Caused major controversy for both the British and the Indians
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What did Congress say about Britain being in India?
"Britain has no moral authority to rule India"
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Why did the Untouchables not all support Gandhi?
He chose not to remove the Caste System despite the fact he embraced equality
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what were the key differences between Gandhi and Nehru in India?
Gandhi wanted to remove all forms of industry and have India go back to being an agricultural nation. Nehru wanted to expand industry to make India a great nation. Nehru also wanted a from of democratic socialism and was far more political than Gand
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What was the religious reason for the creation of the All India Muslim League?
INC mostly Hindu so the AIML wanted was created to make sure the Muslims would still have a say when it cam to nationalism.
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How was Pakistan created?
Dr Muhammad Iqbal argued in 1930 for creating a separate Muslim state in the North of India and suggested calling it Pakistan. AIMl leader Jinnah rejected it initially but came around in 1940 = only way to retain Muslim Safeguard.
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What key events occurred during 1919 in India and what was the months that these events occurred?
Rowlatt Act 'March', Amritsar Massacre 'April' and Government of India Act 'December'
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When were the Round Table Conferences, how many were there and why were they so significant?
3, November 1930 til January 1931 (INC not present); December 1931 Gandhi present and claimed he spoke for all Indians; November to December 1932.
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What was the name of the group that coordinated the assassination of Gandhi and when did the event take place?
'Hindutva' 1948
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What was the population of British people in India compared to native Indians in the 1930's?
C.150,000 to C.360 million
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How many miles did Gandhi walk as part of the 'Salt March' and in what year?
240 miles, 1930
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What economic problems did Britain face which affected their ability to rule in India?
Debt to the USA after WW1 ($3 million), Great Depression had a negative effect on the British economy, later debt from world war 2.
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Why did Gandhi call off the Non-Cooperation Movement?
He called it off after an outbreak of violence which involved the burning down of a police station, killing 23 police officials.
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