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  1. Imperialism – India Mizell, Tubbs, Hatling

  2. Essential Question • How did Imperialism impact India’s politics, economy, and culture?

  3. Background • Britain had trading posts in India since the 1600s • Ruled India through the East India Company • British viceroys (someone who rules a nation for another nation) governed India

  4. Why is India so valuable to the British? • Resources: tea, indigo, cotton, coffee, opium • “Cash Crops” – grown for profit/value • Large population = consumers to buy British goods • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7CxKVIQKx4 (famine)

  5. The Sepoy Rebellion and its Effect • Indian soldiers rebel against British over various issues • British defeat Sepoys • Effect: British will increase their influence in India

  6. Punishment for Sepoys http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yXKbd5IDzU&list=PLFF3350B3EE811B9A

  7. Work on “Imperialism’s Impact on India” sheet Laws Govts Leaders Wars/Conflict Political views Freedoms/Rights Trade Money Currency Business Jobs Industry Racism Traditions Religion Ideas Social Structure Languages Politics Economics Culture

  8. Impact on India’s Politics

  9. Impact on India’s Economy

  10. Impact on India’s Culture

  11. Impact on India’s Politics

  12. Impact on India’s Economy

  13. Impact on India’s Culture

  14. Impact on India’s Politics

  15. Impact on India’s Economy

  16. Impact on India’s Culture

  17. Impact on India’s Politics

  18. Impact on India’s Economy

  19. Impact on India’s Culture

  20. Directions: Answer the short-response in five sentences or more on the sheet. Use this ppt and the readings on the sheet