Burma Timeline

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    First Anglo-Burmese War

    The first war where the British attacked Burma, and the British won with the help of the Siamese.
  • General Bandula's Death

    General Bandula was Burma's key asset. His death was a huge setback for the Burma in the war.
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    Second Anglo-Burmese War

    The second Anglo Burmese war was a result of Ambassador Lambert provoking the navy to attack. Britain, being victorious, gained more territory after the war.
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    Industrial Revolution

    Burma was slow when it came to the industrial revolution. They also need help from Britain.
  • Mindon Succeds

    Mindon manages to prolong British takeover by ceding the Karenni states, until the devastating war in 1885.
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    Third Anglo-Burmese War

    A very quick war which resulted in Britain completely controlling Burma.
  • Burma Oil Company

    David Cargill who came to Burma to find riches, succeeded when he founded the Burma Oil Company.
  • Burma is declared a province

    Britain finally obtained the complete counrty of Burma and have declared it a province