British rule over India

By Jacob, trey, Daniel


british Raj: the rule of Britian over india.

viceroy: a Governer ruling a colony for an empire.

Dominion: are independent states but not completely sovereign

legal modernization: providing reforms and liberal ideas to older, traditional, more rigid ideals legally through the current government.

Paramountcy: is the legal principle that reconciles contradicting or conflicting laws in a federalist state.

Orientalism: literary and cultural studies scholars for the imitation or depiction of aspects of Middle Eastern and East Asian cultures.

Part two

indian national congress: created in 1885, this was the first real opposing party to british rule.

satyagraha: gandhi’s idea of non violent resistance.

partition of bengal: an act by the viceroy curzon that divided bengal into muslim and hindu provinces. this angered hindus.

all india muslim league: formed by muslim elites after hindus protested to the partition of be

ngal. they were favor of the partition because this gave them a political advantage.

mutiny of the indian national navy: a mutiny by indian sailors in bombay. this led to the end of the british raj. even though it did not last very long, the mutiny was very popular amongst the people.


when was the Indian national congress created?

Define satyagraha.

What was the partition of Bengal?