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Case Study 4: Living in the British empire - India
If you have looked at the first case study in this gallery, you will have seen sources that give a British view of life in the British empire. In this case study you will examine a range of sources that look at life in India under British rule. Study each of the sources carefully and look for ways in which they support or contradict the views given in the first case study.
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Create your own Online Exhibition about ‘Living in the British empire’, using the sources and worksheet provided.
The Background will help with an introduction to India as part of the British empire.
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1. Print showing the custom of sati, 1815   2. Trade between Britain and India, 1814-35   3. Report on rebellion against the British, 1858   4. Better Government of India Bill, 1858
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5. Illustration of the imperial durbar, 1877   6. Photo of Indian troops at Portsmouth, 1882   7. Indian National Congress resolutions, 1885   8. Report on the North West Frontier, 1895
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9. Photo of a railway bridge, c.1900   10. Map showing famine areas of India, 1900      
             
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