The Road to Independence: India, 1914-48

1910-16 (viceroy)
Lord Hardinge
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1914
Outbreak of WW1
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1916-21 (viceroy)
Lord Chelmsford
3 of 34
1916
Lucknow Pact; Home Rule Leagues
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1917
Montagu Declaration
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1918
End of WW1; Montagu-Chelmsford Report
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1919
Rowlatt Acts; Amritsar Massacre; Government of India Act; Khilafat Movement
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1920-22
Gandhi's civil disobedience campaign
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1920
Gandhi becomes leader of Congress; Tabligh & Tanzeem movements begin
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1921-26 (viceroy)
Lord Reading
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1922
Gandhi imprisoned
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1923
Khilafat Movement collapses
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1924
Gandhi released from prison
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1926-31 (viceroy)
Lord Irwin
14 of 34
1927
Congress rejects ML's proposals for protection of Muslim interests
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1928
Simon Commission; Nehru Report; Young Hooligans
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1929
Irwin Declaration; Lahore Congress
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1930
Salt March; 1st Round Table Conference
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1931-36 (viceroy)
Lord Willingdon
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1931
Gandhi-Irwin Pact; 2nd Round Table Conference
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1932
Gandhi arrested & Congress outlawed; 3rd Round Table Conference; Communal Award; Poona Pact
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1935
Government of India Act
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1936-43 (viceroy)
Lord Linlithgow
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1937
Provincial elections
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1938
Bose becomes President of Congress; talks between Congress & ML collapse; Bose leaves Congress & forms the Forward Bloc
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1939
WW2 breaks out; Congress resigns from provincial assemblies: ML "Day of Deliverance"
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1940
Congress demands independence; Lahore Resolution; August Offer
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1942
Cripps Mission; Quit India campaign
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1943-47 (viceroy)
Lord Wavell
29 of 34
1943-44
The Bengal Famine
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1945
End of WW2; Simla Conference
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1946
Cabinet Mission; Indian General Election - Nehru becomes PM; 2nd Simla Conference; Direct Action day
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1947-48 (viceroy)
Lord Mountbatten
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1947
Partition
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