Interpretations of 1857

In this lesson, we will find out how historians have interpreted the 1857 conflict in different ways and why people continue to disagree about what it should be called.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Who was the leader of the British government in 1857?

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Q2.Which word best describes "an event when soldiers refuse to obey the orders of their officers"?

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Q3.Which word best describes "an event where a large group of people rebel against authorities"?

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Q4.Which of the following is an accurate statement?

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Q5.What word can we use to describe "an alternative and often concealed reason for why someone acts"?

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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.Who was the leader of the British government in 1857?

1/5

Q2.Which word best describes "an event when soldiers refuse to obey the orders of their officers"?

2/5

Q3.Which word best describes "an event where a large group of people rebel against authorities"?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following is an accurate statement?

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Q5.What word can we use to describe "an alternative and often concealed reason for why someone acts"?

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End of lesson quiz

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Q1.Which organisation lost its right to rule India after 1858?

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Q2.Which of the following is an accurate statement?

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Q3.Followers of which religion have found the name 'Indian War of Independence' particularly offensive?

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Q4.Which of the following names for the conflict might cause offence because it suggests it was right for Britain to rule India as a colony?

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Q5.What word is used to describe something who is proud of their nation and wants their nation to form an independent country?

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End of lesson quiz

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

Q1.Which organisation lost its right to rule India after 1858?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following is an accurate statement?

2/5

Q3.Followers of which religion have found the name 'Indian War of Independence' particularly offensive?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following names for the conflict might cause offence because it suggests it was right for Britain to rule India as a colony?

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Q5.What word is used to describe something who is proud of their nation and wants their nation to form an independent country?

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Lesson summary: Interpretations of 1857

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