The Round Table Conferences

The Round Table Conferences were held in the British capital of London from 1930 to 1932. They included representatives of nearly all the British political…

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Gandhi’s Second Satyagraha Campaign

Gandhi’s second satyagraha campaign began in 1930 when he decided to organise a ‘March to the Sea’ to make salt. The Salt March • During…

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The Simon Commission

In 1927 the Simon Commission was appointed to review the workings of the Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms. It recommended responsible government for the provinces and a federal…

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How much progress was made by Indian nationalists, 1927-39?

A time line of events showing How much progress was made by Indian nationalists, 1927-39. 1927 – The Simon Commission. The Commission was appointed to…

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GANDHI – A CHRONOLOGY

Time line of key events in Mahatma Gandhi’s life, and key turning points in his quest for home rule. 1869 – 2 October. Gandhi born…

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Gandhi – early life

Gandhi – early life Gandhi was married at the age of 13, an experience he recalled as meaning “nothing more than the prospect of good…

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What caused the Amritsar Massacre?

The Amritsar Massacre took place on 13 April 1919. It followed a period of unrest in India brought on by the failure of the British…

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HOW AND WHY DID GREAT BRITAIN GAIN CONTROL OF INDIA?

India is a large, roughly triangular peninsula which extends off of Asia into the Indian Ocean. The northern base of the triangle contains some of…

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What happened in India after the First World War?

In what ways was the situation in India changed by the First World War? There was widespread support for Britain during the war. 1,250,000 Indian…

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How far did Indian society change after 1857?

How far did Indian society change after 1857? After the rebellion had been put down, the new Royal government of India that replaced that of…

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