Flashcards in Ch. 6.3 British Rule in India Deck (9)
hired Indian soldiers of BEIC (British East India Co.). protect company's interests in the region
governor who ruled as rep. of monarch
"A famous expression of this ATTITUDE came from Thomas Macaulay, a government official asked to recommend the kind of education system India should have."
"As a result of the uprising, the British Parliament TRANSFERRED the powers of the East India Company directly to the British government."
(p) Queen Victoria
1876: Empress of India. India became "Jewel in the Crown"
(p) Indian National Congress
(INC) 1885: small group of Indians that met in Bombay. call for share in governing process. difficulties because of religious differences.
(p) Mohandas Gandhi
born 1869. study and became lawyer. lived as lawyer in S. Africa--->return to India and became active in independence movement. nonviolent. Mahatma=great soul
(Cawnpore) armed Indians massacred 200 women and children in the House of the Ladies. British took revenge.