In the previous post, we have discussed first war of independence, 1857. We have read about the some features of the Revolt of 1857. Now we will discuss some more features and then will evaluate and conclude the reasons of failure of this revolt. Revolt of 1857 Religious Flavour of the Revolt In the 19th …

The Revolt of 1857 proved tobe a turning point in Indian History. Because it ended the traditional leadership in India. It was because of the Doctrine of Lapse of Dalhousie which ended the rule of Princely state. Now India came under the edirect control of Britishers. Also in the Revolt of 1857, the educated middle …

In the previous post, we have read about the Government of India Act 1858. This act laid the foundation of British Crown rule in India. Though this was a change in the ruling party but the problems of masses were still remain same. So, get rid of the troubles of the act 1858 here comes …

In the previous posts, we have read about the Government of India act, 1858 and India’s Council Act, 1861. Though the act of 1858 and 1861 were progressive in nature. But they also became the cause of frustration for educated middle class. So, this class appeared on political platform of India. From here organised nationalism …

In the previous post, we have read about the period of Lord Lytton. Though Lord Lytton wanted to help British rule in India. But unfortunately his policies made Indian masses hostile towards British Rule. So, the next Viceroy came to apply ointment on the wounds given by Lord Lytton. This was Lord Ripon. Lord Ripon …

In the last post, we have read about some benevolent steps taken by the Lord Ripon. In this post, we shall continue from the general reforms of Lord Ripon. First Factory Act, 1881 Lord Ripon came out with the First Factory Act in India. It was basically centred around child labour and children below 7 …

In the previous post we have read about the Lord Ripon. We have saw from the revolt of 1857 though the power centre was changed from the East India Company to British Crown. But the intensity of the exploitation and suppression was remained same. So, this led to the disappointment and frustration among the masses. …

In the last post we have read about the foundation and first session of Indian National Congress. There were total 72 members in the first session of Indian National Congress. The journey of Congress before independence can be divided into three different phases, Moderates (1885-1905) Extremists (1905-1919) Gandhian Era (1919-1947) Here in this post, we …

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