Year 9

Why does it matter what we call the 1857 conflict in India?

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  • In this lesson, we will get a big picture understanding of Britain's relationship with India. We will look at how over three hundred years Britain and India went from trading partners to being part of the same empire.
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  • In this lesson, we will look at what happened in India in 1857. We will find out about some of the key events and start thinking about why the conflict has been given different names.
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  • In this lesson, we will find out how people in Britain reacted to the 1857 conflict in India. We will also see why the name given to the conflict started to matter.
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  • In this lesson, we will find out how historians have interpreted the 1857 conflict in different ways and why people continue to disagree about what it should be called.
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