East India Company to Raj

In this lesson, we will get a big picture understanding of Britain's relationship with India. We will look at how over three hundred years Britain and India went from trading partners to being part of the same empire.

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Quiz:

End of lesson quiz

See if you can answer these questions based on what you have learnt today.

Q1.What religion was followed by the Mughal Emperor?

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Q2.What company was originally created to organise trade between Britain and Mughal India?

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Q3.What was the name of the Indian-born soldiers who served in the East India Company's army?

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Q4.In what year did a conflict break out in India which undermined the East India Company's control?

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Q5.What happened to India after sepoys rebelled against the East India Company?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

End of lesson quiz

See if you can answer these questions based on what you have learnt today.

Q1.What religion was followed by the Mughal Emperor?

1/5

Q2.What company was originally created to organise trade between Britain and Mughal India?

2/5

Q3.What was the name of the Indian-born soldiers who served in the East India Company's army?

3/5

Q4.In what year did a conflict break out in India which undermined the East India Company's control?

4/5

Q5.What happened to India after sepoys rebelled against the East India Company?

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Lesson summary: East India Company to Raj

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