Indian Revolution

  • Indian conquest

    Indian conquest
    Robert Clive lead East India Company to a victory against the Indian forces and their French Allies on the Battle of Plassey.
    (Picture is the East India Company Shield)
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    East Indian Company Control over India

    Until 1858 East India Company was the leading power in India. After the Sepoy Mutiny the British government took direct control of India.
  • Sepoy Mutiny

    Sepoy Mutiny
    May 10, 1857 Indian and Muslim soldiers did mutiny since their bullet cartridges were greased with sacred animal fat (pork and beef), this was called the Sepoy Mutiny. After some soldiers been jailed the others marched and took the city of Delhi. The revolts continued all over India and the authorities took over a year to take again control against the rebels.
    (Picture shows how the sepoy mutiny looked)
  • Indian National Congress

    Indian National Congress
    The Indian National Congress forms as a Nationalist Group. First this groups just addressed indian problems but by 1990’s they called themselves self governments.
    (Picture is the flag of the Indian National Congress)
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    Gandhi in Africa

    Gandhi travels to south africa to represent indians who are not having their rights respected. He spent 21 years as a lawyer working for Indian Muslims who were had their workers and themselfs treated unfairly just because of their nationality.
  • Founding of the Muslim League

    Founding of the Muslim League
    The Muslim League is formed. This was an indian nationalism congress.
    Picture is the flag of Founding of the Muslim League
  • Gandhi in Champaran and Kheda

    Gandhi in Champaran and Kheda
    Gandhi promote having a united india. Gandhi travels to help the poor who have injustice with the british landlords in Champaran and Kheda. Gandhi arrenged the farmers land for them to be able to grow what they wanted, to be able to sell their crops.
    (picture is Ghandi dressed as the people of Champaran and Kheda)
  • Indian troops back from WW1

    Indian troops back from WW1
    Indian troops come back from fighting in the great war. During the war the British promised reforms that would help Indians get their Independence if they supported and got enlisted for WW1. After the way ended they didn’t fulfilled their promises and Indians were still been treated unfairly. This caused non
    violent protest to appear.
    (Picture of Indian soldiers in WW1)
  • Rowlatt act

    Rowlatt act
    The british pass the Rowlatt Act, these laws made British police be able to jail protesters without trial for over 2 years.
  • Hartal

    First non cooperation movement against the british goverment and the Rowatt act lead by Gandhi
  • Amritsar Massacre

    Amritsar Massacre
    The army shoots against an indian peaceful crowd to set an example for indian protesters.
    (picture of how the Massacre looked)
  • Salt March

    Salt March
    In 1930 Gandhi organised a protest against the Salt Act which stated that Indians could only buy salt to the government. Gandhi and his followers walked through miles of ocean coast making their own salt. The british tried to stop this with violence but this only attracted news around the world about the incident.
    (picture of Gandhi in the salt march)
  • Government of India act

     Government of India act
    The British Government granted the Government of India act. This granted limited self ruling and limited democracy but not total independence. Still tension with both the Hindu and Muslims raised.
  • India in WW2

    India in WW2
    The British mobilise Indian troops to WW2 without the Colonies consent leaving Nationalist groups outraged.
    (Indian toops in WW2 in the picture)
  • Kashmir War

    Kashmir War
    Shortly after gaining independence, both Pakistan and India began to fight for the Kashmir territory.It was until 1949 when the UN arrenged a cease-fire. This conflict remains into the present day. ( the map shows were the conflict occurs)
  • Gandhi's death

    Gandhi's death
    Gandhi is killed by a Hindu extremist.
  • Direct Action Day

    Direct Action Day
    The Muslims League begin rioting in the city of Calcuta against an independence were Indians ruled over Muslims. Clashes last 4 days and thousands of people were killed.
    (in the picture there are dead bodies as aftermath of the Direct Action Day)
  • India-Pakistan Partition

    India-Pakistan Partition
    The British pass an act that made two nations, India (Hindu ruled) and Pakistan (Muslim Ruled) and granted their independence in one month. In that time natives had to decide where to move.
    During the summer millions of people moved and violence and riots between religious groups erupted. On this move an estimate of 1 million people died.
    (people moving in trains to their new countries)
  • Indian-Pakistan Independence

    Indian-Pakistan Independence
    Independence was granted by the British government.
    (map of how they divided india)
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    Kashimir war

    Shortly after gaining independence, both Pakistan and India began to fight for the Kashmir territory.It was until 1949 when the UN arrenged a cease-fire. This conflict remains into the present day.