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What happened in 1857? In addition, give a brief explanation
The Indian Mutiny. Where some Indians rebelled against British control of India. Higher caste Indians concerned of impact on their caste system and the rumor about the rifles being greased with cow and pig fat, men court martialled for their refusal.
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What was the British annexation policy?
The land would be annexed if any leader was “manifestly incompetent or died without a direst heir”
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What did Britain want in regards to its role in India?
Paternalistic
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Who ousted British out of East India?
The Dutch traders
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What did Queen Elizabeth grant the East India Company in regards to trade?
Gave them monopoly over trade with the East Indies
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What is the ICS?
Indian Civil Service
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Which class of Indians found it hard to get into the ICS?
The Middle Class
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What percentage of the landmass was ruled by the Princes?
35%
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Which states of India did the British directly rule?
Bombay, Punjab and Mardras
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