The very moment that the British stepped foot onto Indian and African land, they automatically thought of the citizens there to be of much lower class than they which also began the descent into the drastic social changes the British Empire brought upon. With this foolish idea in mind, the British continued to be sure that they kept white rule over Africa and India.
With India, Britain interrupted their already self-developed and still growing social realm and turned it into a permanent caste system, where your caste is your “destiny” of which you were born into. Changing this caste destined for was just not possible. The British, of course, put themselves at the top of the Indian caste system, which pretty much made them have a governmental say, and no one else. ...
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