The Indian Mutiny

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When did the Indian Mutiny begin?
10th May 1857
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What provoked the revolt?
pig fat was used in the cartridges of the new Enfield rifles.
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What happened after the revolt was put down?
British East India company removed from power and the crown took over.
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What act was put in place after the mutiny and what was its purpose?
Government of India Act 1858. Stated that Indian civilians would be treated similarly to British subjects.
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How many Europeans on average died a day?
10
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How many men, women and children died at the siege of Lucknow?
2,000
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What military ratio was created post mutiny?
2:1 Indians to British
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What two groups of Indians were favoured by the British?
Sikhs, and Gurkhas
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pig fat was used in the cartridges of the new Enfield rifles.

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