Aim: How did British Imperialism affect India? • Do Now: What can you infer about British imperialism in India from this picture? Mr. McEntarfer * Global History * HSLPS Sir Raghubir Singh, Maharaja of Bundi Soon all will be red Who controls the dark red areas? Orange? India: 18c-early 19c Darjeeling Railroad, 1880s Is this a positive or a negative affect of Imperialism Outlawing Suttee (sati) What is “Sati”. Fighting the Thuggees What part of our modern language do we derive from Thuggees? Why? The British tried to end the Caste System of India, but it is persistent. Question: How was your caste determined in India? British Opium Warehouse in Patna, India What is opium? Why wouldn’t people want it being sold in their country? Selling Patna Opium in China The Sepoy Mutiny: 1857 A Sepoy was an Indian Soldier employed by the British to help them control the country? These men were Muslim and Hindu. A rumor spreads that the gun cartridges given to them by the British are greased with cow and pig fat. When the British tell them that they must bite off the tips of these cartridges to load their guns they rebel. Why 2-A Execution of Sepoys: “The Devil’s Wind” How did the British handle the aftermath of the Sepoy Mutiny. Do you think this was effective? 2-B 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. How might the Muslim league and the Indian National Congress have difficulty when it comes to ending British rule? Summary • What positive things did the British do in India? • What negative things occurred during the British occupation? • What obstacles did the people of India face in attempting to gain their independence?