Presentation on theme: "When People Rebel 1857 and after"— Presentation transcript:
1When People Rebel 1857 and after Political reasonSocial reasonEconomical reason
2What was the demand of “Rani”that was refused by the British? Identify the personWhat was the demand of “Rani”that was refused by the British?Under what policy of British , the Kingdome of Rani came under the rule of British East India Company?
31801 Subsidiary Alliance introduced by Wellesley in Awadh Nawab Wajid Ali Shah1801 Subsidiary Alliance introduced by Wellesley in Awadh1856 the last nawab Wajid Ali Shah of Awadh deposed;Awadh annexedSummary revenue settlements introduced in Awadh by the British
4Bahadur Shah ZafarBahadur Shah II , better known as Bahadur Shah Zafar, 24 October 1775 and died 7 November 1862) was the last Mughal emperor and a member of the Timurid Dynasty. After his involvement in the Indian Rebellion of 1857 the British tried and then exiled him from Delhi and sent him to Rangoon in then-British-controlled Burma.
5Sepoy Mutiny Immediate Cause A New Type of Rifle Cartridge Caused ProblemsThe traditional story of the Sepoy Mutiny is that the introduction of a new cartridge for the Enfield rifle provoked much of the trouble.The cartridges were wrapped in paper, which had been coated in a grease which made the cartridges easier to load in rifle barrels. Rumors began to spread that the grease used to make the cartridges was derived from pigs and cows, which would be highly offensive to Muslims and Hindus.There is no doubt that conflict over the new rifle cartridges sparked the uprising in 1857, but the reality is that social, political, and even technological reforms had set the stage for what happened.
6Economical CausesThe peasants suffered due to high revenue demands and the strict revenue collection policy.Artisans and craftsmen were ruined by the large-scale influx of cheap British manufactured goods into India which, in turn, made their hand-made goods uneconomical to produce.
7Social CausesThe social reforms introduced by the British were looked upon with suspicion by the conservative sections of the Indian society.Reforms such as abolition of ‘sati’, legalization of widow remarriage and extension of western education to women were looked upon as examples of interference in the social customs of the country.