Imperialism and sepoy Rebellion. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. weball. Terms in this set (28) Imperialism. Domination (direct or indirect) by one country of the political, economic, and or culture life of another country. White Man's Burden, Rudyard Kipling. Justification of imperialism, stated that lesser nations needed to be dominated by.
A mutiny is a refusal by people, usually soldiers or sailors, to continue obeying a person in authority. A series of coup attempts and mutinies within the armed forces destabilized the regime. Synonyms: rebellion, revolt, uprising, insurrection More Synonyms of mutiny.
While British historians called it the Sepoy Mutiny, Indian historians named it the Revolt of 1857 or the First War of Indian Independence. The Revolt of 1857 had been preceded by a series of disturbances in different parts of the country from the late eighteenth century onwards. ADVERTISEMENTS: The Sanyasi Rebellion in North Bengal and the Chunar rebellion in Bihar and Bengal broke out in the.
The Indian Rebellion of 1857 is also called the Indian Mutiny, the Sepoy Mutiny, India's First War of Independence or India's first struggle for independence. It began on 10 May 1857 at Meerut, as a mutiny of sepoys of the British East India Company's army. Sepoys in the Presidency of Bengal revolted against their British officers. Causes. The causes of the mutiny are hard to pin down, and.
It is well known that after the mutiny had broken out, no Sepoy ever mentioned such a thing. True that after the affair at Barrackpore, and especially in the Punjab, on the introduction of the new drill, men of several regiments used to meet together and declare they would never allow the use of the new cartridges. But they formed no plan whatever; on the contrary, they believed that.
His essay is included in the second section of the book, which reviews the wide popular participation among the peasants, and argues for 1857 being much more than a revolt by the sepoys. Indeed, the work of Chaudhuri and others, writing around the centenary year of 1957, explored the causes of the revolt among the peasantry, a theme that was picked up by a number of British historians like.
Rebellion definition, open, organized, and armed resistance to one's government or ruler. See more.
Besides managing rebellion in Bihar, Kanwar also proceeded with his army to Oudh and Central India. The courage and conviction of eighty year old Kunwar became a memorable event in the histroy of sepoy of mutiny. The local leaders of Rajsthan, some local Chieftains of Hydrabad, Taluqdar Mansingh of Shahganj,Hanumanta Singh of Sultanpur,Maulavi Ahamed Shah of Faizabad, Veer Surendra Sai and.