Events of 1857

In this lesson, we will look at what happened in India in 1857. We will find out about some of the key events and start thinking about why the conflict has been given different names.

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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.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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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.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?

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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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End of lesson quiz

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Q1.Which word best describes "an event when soldiers refuse to obey the orders of their officers"?

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Q2.Which word best describes "an event where a large group of people rebel against authorities"?

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Q3.Which of the following was a cause of the 1857 conflict?

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Q4.In which town did the conflict start?

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Q5.Which of the following was a method used by the British to regain control?

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End of lesson quiz

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

Q1.Which word best describes "an event when soldiers refuse to obey the orders of their officers"?

1/5

Q2.Which word best describes "an event where a large group of people rebel against authorities"?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following was a cause of the 1857 conflict?

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Q4.In which town did the conflict start?

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Q5.Which of the following was a method used by the British to regain control?

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Lesson summary: Events of 1857

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