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Anglicised
Behaving like the British
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Ashram
Religious retreat; a religious community around a guru
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AIML
All Indian Muslim League, formed in 1906
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Ayah
Nanny
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Babu
Indian who can speak English
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Bagh
A park
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Brahmin
Hindus belonging to the highest, original preistly caste
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Bureaucracy
Government by office workers
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Colony
A territorial area under the immediate political control of external state
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Commission
A body set up to gather information about the opertion of existing laws or to investigate any social, educational, or other matter.
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Communalism
Strong allegiance to one's own ethnic group rather than to society as a whole
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Congress
A meeting
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Dalit
Untouchables, below the caste system in Hindu society
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Dominion status
Self- governing countries within the British empire
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Drain theory
Naoroji's theory that britiain was removin India of its economic resources
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Durbar
Ruler's open court for his subjects, used to refer to the ceremony for a new monarch under the British
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Dyarchy
Government by two groups; dual rule
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Empire
A group of nations ruled over by a government: usually a territory of greater extent than a kingdom
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Federation
A union of a number of partially self-governing states united by a central (federal) goverement
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Franchise
Defenition of who can vote
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Ghadr
Mutiny
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Hartal
Stoppage of work; strike
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Imperialism
Supporting the acquisition of and holding colonies
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Missionary
A person sent by a church into an area to try and convert others or other activities, as educational or hospital work
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Mutiny
Revolt or rebellion against constituted authority, especially in the armed forces
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Nawab
A Muslim nobleman
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Purna Swaraj
Complete independence
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Raj
Rule- particularly British rule in India
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Sepoy
A soldier in the Indian army
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Swaraj
Self rule
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Swadeshi
Self-reliance-home produced, not imported
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Vedas
Hindu holy books
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White Man's Burden
The duty of white people to improve conditions for 'inferior' races.
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