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India From The 1600 to Present Day Timeline

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Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
East%20india small square East India Company is Formed in England Queen Elizabeth I granted a charter to the East India Company establishing trading posts in cities across India.
The%20battle%20of%20plassey small square The Battle of Plassey Robert Clive, an official of the East India Company, lead forces which defeated the Mughal governor of Bengal.
The%20sepoy%20rebellion small square The Sepoy Rebellion This is known as the first war of Indian independence. British created an army using Indian soldiers, known as sepoys. Since the British people were unhappy with the British rule the Sepoy revolted and fought against the British.
India%20under%20british%20rule small square India Under British Rule Because of the sepoy rebelion the East India Company's powers were taken over by the British government and India became a part of the Indian empire
Indian%20national%20congress small square Indian National Congress (Nationalism) There was emerging nationalist feel in India.
World%20war%201 small square World War One India helped The British defeat Germany in the first world war. Indians were hoping that would help gain their freedom from the British.
The%20amritsarmassacre small square The Amritsar Massacre Indian people gathered to discuss about how they can gain freedom from the British through peaceful means. When a British General ordered his men to lock all the exits and kill everyone in the meeting place.
Gandhi%20becomes%20nationalist%20leader small square Gandhi Becomes Nationalist Leader Gandhi returned to India from South Africa as hero and he wanted to fix the major problems in India by starting with getting the British to leave.
Non cooperation%20movement small square Non-cooperation Movement Protestors would refuse to buy British goods, adopt the use of local handicrafts, picket liquor shops, and try to uphold the Indian values of honour and integrity.
Gandhi's%20salt%20march small square Gandhi's Salt March Gandhi walked for days to get to the coast of India to harvest salt. This was said to be the most Important nationalist movement because the British taxed salt so harvesting it was illegal. The British beat those you sold or gave away "illegal" which the rest of the world frowned apon.
World%20war%202 small square World War 2 The United Kingdom declared war on Germany and World War 2 began. India was forced to fight with The UK against Germany.
The%20quit%20indian%20act small square The Quit India Act Since the British needed Indian support for fighting World War II they initiated negotiations with the Indian National Congress for a phased withdrawal from India, which failed. "The Quit India Act" was Gandhi's idea of civil disobedience to make the British leave.
1971 small square Partition of India Two separate countries were created when the British decided to leave Subcontinent. India became a secular country while Pakistan became an Islamic republic.
Thumbnail small square Independance of India India gained independence and the Indian flag was hoisted. Pakistan gained Independence a day earlier.
Dead%20gandhi small square Gandhi Assassinated A Hindu fundamentalist who opposed Gandhi’s decision to split India shot Gandhi, during his prayer meeting in New Delhi.
Timeline small square New Indian Constitution A new Indian Constitution was ratified and Jawaharlal Nehru became the Indian first prime minister.
Mbanglad small square Creation of Bangladesh East Pakistan became Bangladesh with Dhaka as its capital. The reason for this was cultural differences between the two Pakistans.
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