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The Chaotic Command of The British

By pato999
  • The Sepoy Mutinity

    The Sepoy Mutinity
    The Indian troops called Sepoys rebelled. They marched to Delhi, where some other Indian soldiers joined the rebellion. They captured the entire city of Delhi. After conquering Delhi, the rebellion spread to northern and central India. This was called the Sepoy Mutiny.
  • The Commad of The Brits

    here was a drastic change, after the Mutiny, in 1858 the British government took direct command of India.
    1885- The growing nationalism led to the founding
  • The founding of the Indian National Congress

    The founding of the Indian National Congress
    The growing nationalism led to the founding of the nationalist group, the Indian National Congress in 1885.
  • Gandhi goes to South Africa

    April 1893: ·Gandhi accepts commission to spend a year in South Africa advising on a lawsuit.
  • The Creation of the Muslim League

    The Muslim League was also founded because of the growth of nationalism
  • Gandhi Returns to India

    Gandhi Returns to India
    Gandhi went back to India, many supporters that he had were there to greet him as he got to India
  • Self Rule

    Self Rule
    Founded home rule league by Annie Besant. Indian militant nationalist Bal Gangadhar Tilak and British social reformer and Indian independence leader Annie Besant. The term, borrowed from a similar movement in Ireland, referred to the efforts of Indian nationalists to achieve self-rule from the British Indian government.
  • Indian Troops Mistreated by British

    Indian Troops Mistreated by British
    Indian troops returned home from the war, they expected Britain to fulfill their promise. But it was not that way, they were instead treated once again as second-class citizens.
  • Armistice Massacre

    Armistice Massacre
    The british passed the Rowlatt Acts. Laws that allowed the government to place in jail without trial for as long as two years. Western-educated Indians were in denial of trial by jury violated their individual rights. About 10,000 hindus and muslims flocked to amritsar at the amritsar massacre. In the massacre many protesters got shot by generals in command, and many women and children died. There was a lot of people firing people with no way out.
  • Strikes and demonstrations lead Indians to jail.

    Strikes and demonstrations lead Indians to jail.
    The british arrested thousand of Indians who had participated in strikes and demonstrations. Despite Gandhi's requests for non-violence, protests often led to riots.
  • Chauri Chaura Incident

    Chauri Chaura Incident
    Three people were killed as the police opened fire on protesters in Chauri Chaura. In retaliation, the mob set fire to a police station, in which 22 policemen were killed.
  • Gandhi is put on prision

    Gandhi is put on prision
    On March 10, 1922 Gandhi was arrested and was sentenced to six years’ imprisonment on a charge of sedition. He was released after two years and withdrew from politics.
  • Peaceful Salt March

    Peaceful Salt March
    Gandhi organized a demonstration to defy the hated Acts. The indians had to be doing things for the government that was not fair at all, including having to buy salt from the government. In opposition, Gandhi and his followers walked about 240 miles to the seacoast. They began there to make their own salt by collecting seawater and letting it evaporate. This was called the Salt March.
  • Revolulution Leaders are Hanged

    Second Round Table Conference, Gandhi-Irvin Pact, Revolution leader Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev are hanged by the Birtish government on March 23.
  • Gandhi is arrested

    Gandhi is arrested
    Mahatma Gandhi and 50,000 others were arrested for participating in the Salt March. Was released by order of the Viceroy
  • Government of India Act

    Government of India Act
    Thousands of people died from hunger, cold, exposure and battle wounds. The British Parliament passed the government of India Act. It provided local self government and limited democratic elections, but not total independence. There were also many tensions between Muslims and Hindus, and since Hindus were more in population, there was a fear that they will control India if they won Independance.
  • Indian and Pakistan Independance

    Indian and Pakistan Independance
    The British House of Commons passed an act on July 16. It said that two nations, India and pakistan, independence in one month’s time. In that short time more than 500 independent native princes had to decide which nation they would join. In the summer of 1947, 10 million people were on the move in the Indian subcontinent. Violence among the different religious groups erupted.
  • Gandhi is killed by several gun shots

    Gandhi is killed by several gun shots
    Hindu extremist Nathuram Godse who thought Gandhi was too protective of Muslims, shot and killed him on January 30, 1948.
  • India Becomes a Republic

    India Becomes a Republic
    two in a half years after gaining independence from Britain, India proclaimed itself a republic, ending its status as a British dominion.