India Act of 1858-British parliament agreed to transfer the power of the British East India Company to the British Crown.
-1,700 shareholders in India lost their control over 250 million Indian people.
-Power was given to the secretary of state who ruled under direct administration of the prime minister
-British Crown honored and acknowledged the laws already in place in India
-The act was made becuase of the devastation of the Sepoy Rebellion
India Councils Act of 1892-The India National congress demanded an increase in size of the legislative branch
-Universerties, chambers of commerce, Zamindars, etc. were given the power to recommend members to provincial councils
-Allowed the councils to discuss each year's annual financial statement
-Gave people the freedom to submit questions, to an extent, to the british government
-Prepared the Idea of democracy in India
India Councils Act of 1909-Introduction of Electoral principle
-Was nicknamed the Morley-Minto Reforms
-Allowed Indians to take part in elections of the legislative councils for the first time
-Act was prevoked by Lord Curzon's partitioning of Bengal's terrorism
-Muslims argued the electing sytem, for hindus held the majority of the population
-The electing became seperate, Muslims could only vote for muslim candidates.
India Act of 1919-Expanded the number of Indians that participated in the government
-Was passed for India's military assistance in WWI
-Major provinces became a Dyarchy, where control of agriculture, education, health, etc. was given to the Government of ministers.
India Act of 1935-Expanded the independence of the provinces
-Rewarded more power to the Indian government
-Promised a Federation of India
-Reserve bank of India was established