The British in India
The British East India Company: 1600 - 1857
Coins of the British East India Co. 1719 coin 1804 coin
British Opium Warehouse in Patna, India Selling Patna Opium in China
India "Jewel in the Crown" of the British Empire
1877: Queen Victoria Becomes “Empress of India”
British Colonial Life In India
The Rise of Indian Nationalism
The Indian National Congress • 1885 The Indian National Congress was founded in Bombay. • swaraj “independence.”* the goal of the movement.
the Muslim League • 1905 partition of Bengal based on religions and languages. • 1906 creation of the Muslim League.
Young Mohandas K. Gandhi, 1876 1869 - 1948
Gandhi as a Lawyer in Johannesburg, So. Africa Gandhi in South Africa
Ahimsa= Non-violence • Civil Disobedience: Refusal to obey an unjust law
Amritsar Massacre, 1919 379 dead; over 1100 wounded in just ten minutes!
Textile Boycotts • Dhoti
End Economic Dependence!Gandhi spinning cloth March on Factory
Salt March, 1930 MakingSalt
78 followers • 240 miles • Ends with Thousands • “With this, I am shaking the foundations of the British Empire”
The End of the Raj: August 15, 1947
Last Viceroy of India Lord Louis & Lady Edwina Montbatten