Our Pasts - III
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*The British believed that Indian society had to be reformed, so laws were passed to stop the practice of sati and to encourage the remarriage of widows; English-language education was also actively promoted.
*The Indian sepoys in the Company were unhappy about their pay, allowances, and conditions of service.
*From the mid-19th century, Nawabs and Rajas start losing their power.
*The British, by the end of 1859, had regained control of India.
*Indians rebelled against the East India Company after it killed a young soldier called Mangal Pandey in 1857.
*Look at the changes in colonial rule after 1857
*Understand how revolts originate and spread see how vernacular and British accounts can be read to understand the rebellion
*The rebellion in the army and the spread of the movement
*The nature of elite and peasant participation regional focus: Awadh
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