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Glimpses Of The Past | Macavity : The Mystery Cat
Two ways in which common people suffered.
Two ways of suffering common people:
(a) Due to cheaper imports from England, people lost their livelihood.
(b) More taxes on farmers drove them out of their land.
Look at picture 1 and recall the opening lines of the original song in Hindi. Who is the singer? Who else do you see in this picture?
In picture 2 what do you understand by the Company’s “superior weapons”?
Who is an artisan? Why do you think the artisans suffered? (picture 3)
Which picture, according to you, reveals the first sparks of the fire of revolt?
Do you think the Indian princes were short-sighted in their approach to the events of 1757?
How did the East India Company subdue the Indian Princes?
Quote the words used by Ram Mohan Roy to say that every religion teaches the same principles.
In what ways did the British officers exploit Indians?
The ruler who fought pitched battles against the British and died to fight.
The person who wanted to reform the society