British Colonization Of Indi A Type Of Government

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Laurann Byrde Mr. Beaton Global History II November 18,2016 British Colonization of India Imparaliziam is a type of government that seeks to increase its size either by forcing through or influencing though politics other countries to submit to their rule. At this time this is what Europe was doing too many nationals. Imperialism did not just start in the 19th century it was going on from since the 16th century. Imperialism and colonialism were two different things. The European imperialism was caused because the Europeans wanted to be a super power. The Europeans imperialized country like China,India, West and South Africa, the Congo and the Caribbeans were all place that they imperialism. However, India was the most interesting.…show more content…
Due to the conization, India became depended on Britain for everything. The people in India had no political say over the government in India which now controlled by the British.The conflict between traditions, customs, and discontented elites lead to a rebellion. (Imperialism in India Earth And its Peoples 5th Edition) The Sepoy Rebellion started of as a small British army with a large number of Indian troops, then turned into the Sepoy Mutiny. The Sepoy Mutiny was a violent and very bloody uprising against British rule in India in 1857. It is also known by other names: the Indian Mutiny, the Indian Rebellion of 1857, or the Indian Revolt of 1857. The Sepoy included people that were negatively impacted by the colonization of India by the British. Their efforts were to protect their religion and social customs protect and liberate the poor and helpless Indians. They believed the British goal was to transform India into their customs and traditions such as Christianity. The Sepoy Mutiny did not get rid of the British but they helped form a voice for their people. The Indian National Congress which allowed more locals to be involved in political decisions for India.(Quora) Imperialism and colonization are always done on behalf of one common thing, the acts of one 's own interest. As seen in the colonization of India the British committed the act to gain control of India 's resources such as tea,

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