India was granted self-rule and government in 1935 with the help of Gandhi, a peaceful leader who gained India’s independence, and his method of non-violence and non-cooperation. They did not gain their full independence until 1947 (Infoplease). The joy of the Indians did not linger long enough because the Muslims segregated and moved to their own country Pakistan (Infoplease). Seventeen million Muslims migrated to Pakistan—making it the largest migration ever. Two years later, India affirmed their ... ... middle of paper ... ...orn Brahmin—India’s highest Hindu caste.
The ambassad... ... middle of paper ... ...t finally “went out of existence in 1873” (Landow). In the course of its supremacy, the British East India Company created trade across the Middle East and Asia. It regulated its own regions and played a role in influencing the American Revolution. The company’s products were the source of the Boston Tea Party in colonial America. Works Cited "The [British East India] Company Story."
Although the charter was “merely royal assent to a mercantile enterprise,” it was soon to lead to British dominance in India. The London merchants who formed the company intended to draw in the wealth of the Indies through trade, not conquest (Sears 44). 125 merchants invested around 72,000 pounds for the formation of the East India Company, a company that involved stock divided into a number of share... ... middle of paper ... ... Sepoy Mutiny. Subsequently the government of Britain took control of India, making it a colony of Britain (Caswell, Regents Prep). Works Cited Halliday, Frank E. A Concise History of England from the Stonehenge to the Atomic Age.
per year. But tea was a really expensive commodity, both because of the taxes and the East India Company’s monopoly on the trade. This led to large scale smuggling of tea, especially to cater to the needs of the less wealthy (Moxham 22-27). Some of the smuggled tea was even brought aboard the East India
By the 16th century, the Mughal Empire came to power. The Mughal Empire was a Persian speaking empire rooted in Islam that extended over large parts of the Indian subcontinent. During the Mughal administration, Portuguese traders from Goa began traveling the sea route through the Ganges to Bengal. In 1537, twenty years after the arrival of the Portuguese traders, Mughal allowed them to settle and open customs houses in Chittagong. Because of this, Bengal was one of the richest parts of the subcontinent until the late 16th century.
Bangladesh is a South-Asian country situated on the Bay of Bengal and gets couple of countries borders. Those borders are India, Myanmar and shore is Bay of Bengal, and there is a history behind this country related with cultural, religion and language. Many dominances came in this country from different regions all over the world for example Indo-Aryan, Mongol-Mughul, Arabian, Persian, Turkish, and European since early 11th century to mid of 19th century. In 11th century Indian emperor succeed this region when people were non Muslim, especially Hindus and Buddhists struggling time. In 1200 A.D many non Muslims population had converted to Muslim through with different Muslim empire, finally in 16th century Bengal was completely absorbed into
Also by the 14th century, the Hindu Kingdom of Majapahit had risen in eastern Java. Gajah Mada, the empire's chief minister from 1331 to 1364, succeeded in gaining allegiance from most of what is now modern Indonesia and much of the Malay archipelago as well. Legacies from Gajah Mada's time include a codification of law and an epic poem. Reasons for the fall of these empires remain obscure. Islam arrived in Indonesia sometime during the 12th century and, through assimilation, supplanted Hinduism by the end of the 16th century in Java and Sumatra.
India was the first major Asian civilizations to fall victim to European predatory activities. With conquering India, the British had various purposes behind it. Their main purpose was to achieve a monopolistic trading position. The second purpose was the control of India; this was a key element in the world power structure, in terms of geography, logistics and military manpower. When the East India Company continued to trade under the British, huge armies were created, largely composed of Indian Sepoys.
The British invasion formed into a historical development of British colonialism in India. Despite India under the British rule, Mahatma Gandhi played an important role in gaining Independence. He not only changed India but also strongly fought for India's independence, using various strategies. The British Empire ruled as long as they could to reform India both politically and socially. India was the first major Asian civilizations to fall victim to European predatory activities (Duiker 31).
Kenya has been a symbol of East African solidarity, as they gained a reluctant sovereignty after years of ram shaking batter with colonialist Britain. Many factors contributed to the gaining of Kenyan independence in December 1963, using both aggressive and passive styles of rebellion they rebuked colonial autocracy and gained their independence. During the 19th Century numerous European countries begun to take an active interest in African countries, Kenya and much of East Africa was soon swept under British mandate. At the Berlin conference of 1885 Kenya was bestowed to Great Britain. By 1895 the British government managed to set up “The East African Protectorate” paving the path for white farmers who were interested in Kenyan fertile lands, even before the official ratification in 1920 making Kenya a British colony.