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  1. HWH UNIT 13 CHAPTER 19.1 MODERN INDIA

  2. Review • British East India Company • Sepy Rebellion • The “Jewel in the Crown” • The Indian National Congress (Congress Party) • Mostly Hindu • Formed in 1885 • The Muslim League • Muhammad Ali Jinnah • Formed in 1906 British Occupation, 1765-1947

  3. No self determination after Versailles • The Rowlatt Acts (1919) • Protesters could be jailed without trial • The Amritsar Massacre (1919) • Emergence of Indian Nationalism • India for Indians • Problem: India is very diverse India after world war one

  4. Educated as a lawyer in England • Fought for civil rights for Indians in South Africa • Civil disobedience and Non-Violence Mohandas k. gandhi (1869-1948)

  5. Boycotts • The Spinning Wheel • The Salt March (1930) Gandhi’s civil disobedience Indian Flag, 1931

  6. Britain can’t afford its colonies • Self Rule, 1947 • Ethnic conflict • Partition • Jawaharlal Nehru, Prime Minister of India (1889-1964) • Muhammad Ali Jinnah, first leader of Pakistan (1874-1948) • Nearly 1 million die during partition After wwii

  7. Gandhi assassinated, 1948

  8. Kashmir Wars, 1965, 1971, 1999 Nuclear Weapons 2008 Mumbai attack Tension: India and Pakistan

  9. East Pakistan becomes Bangladesh (1971) Military coups and dictatorships Tension within Pakistan

  10. Non-Aligned during the cold war • World’s largest democracy • 90% are poor • 200,000,000 lack clean drinking water • Exploding economy • Ethnic tensions • BJP India after Partition

  11. Indira Gandhi (prime minister 1966-1984) • Sikh uprising in Punjab • The Golden Temple • Assassinated, 1984 India after Partition

  12. Rajiv Gandhi (PM, 1984-1989) • Son of Indira Gandhi • Assassinated • Tamil terrorist from Sri Lanka India After Partition