Colonialism in India

In today's lesson we will learn about what British colonialism looked like in India after 1857. We will look at different ways in which the British tried to strengthen and justify their control over India, and the ways in which Indians experienced, resisted and responded to British colonialism.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.In 1776, what happened to Britain's empire in America?

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Q2.Where did Britain look to rebuild its empire?

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Q3.Which of the following would be a clear example of Britain's political dominance over its colonies?

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Q4.'Britain had complete, unchallenged control over its colonies'. True or false?

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Q5.Challenge: Which of the following best shows BOTH economic exploitation and culturalism?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.In 1776, what happened to Britain's empire in America?

1/5

Q2.Where did Britain look to rebuild its empire?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following would be a clear example of Britain's political dominance over its colonies?

3/5

Q4.'Britain had complete, unchallenged control over its colonies'. True or false?

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Q5.Challenge: Which of the following best shows BOTH economic exploitation and culturalism?

5/5

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Colonialism in India

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Q1.What was the title given to the top governor of India, appointed by the queen?

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Q2.Why were British officials in India encouraged not to marry Indian women?

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Q3.Who was allowed to judge criminal cases involving white British people in the countryside?

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Q4.How many people are estimated to have died in famines in India in the last 25 years of the nineteenth century?

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Q5.Which one of the following is true?

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Quiz:

Colonialism in India

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What was the title given to the top governor of India, appointed by the queen?

1/5

Q2.Why were British officials in India encouraged not to marry Indian women?

2/5

Q3.Who was allowed to judge criminal cases involving white British people in the countryside?

3/5

Q4.How many people are estimated to have died in famines in India in the last 25 years of the nineteenth century?

4/5

Q5.Which one of the following is true?

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Lesson summary: Colonialism in India

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