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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The Morley-Minto Reforms 1909

The Morley-Minto Reforms 1909 The reforms were brought about by the Secretary of State for India, John Morley, and the Viceroy Lord Minto. They were…

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German nationalism within states

Military necessity After Napoleon had conquered the German states after 1805, the 39 states realised that being small and politically divided meant to be vulnerable…

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National consciousness within German States 1815

In 1815 Europe had just defeated Napoleon. Germany, as we know it, did not exist. There were 39 German states, each ruled by its own…

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Environmental History

Environmental History is a relatively new branch of history, which looks at the interaction between mankind and the non-human world over time. Whilst in its…

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