History Notes: 1857 Revolt For SSC CGL EXAM



General facts-
PM of England – Palmerston
Governor general – Lord Canning of India
Emperor of India – Bahadur Sah Jafar
Commander of Britishers –Campbell



REASONS OF REVOLT
A. Reason between 1757 – 1857
Wellesely – Treaty of Subsidiary Alliance
Dallousive – Doctrine of lapse
Revenue System- Exploitation of Peasents
Education → Modernity → Analysis
Indian Industries → closed
Rural Industries → closed
Conversion into Christan
Social interference → Sati, Slave, widow remarriage Act.
Sepoy dissatisfaction


B. Immediate Cause
Use of rifle,  cartridges of this rifle were made from cow and pig fat.

Nature of Revolt

Lorentz & Seele : Sepoy movement

Reege               : Revolt against Christianity
Homes                : A war between cirilisation and anarchasim
Taylor                : Hindu – Muslim conspiracy
Disraeli                : National movement
R. C. majumdar : Neither first nor national and freedom struggle
V. D. Sawarkar : First war of Independence



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