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From Trade to Territory: The Company Establishes Power

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Question:

Which were the other trading Companies that came to the Indian shores?

Answer:

The Portuguese traders landed in the western coast of India, and established themselves in Goa. Later during the 17th century the Dutch also started trading in India. Soon after the Dutch the French entered the Indian shores.



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From Trade to Territory: The Company Establishes Power - Questions
1.

What were the rules followed by the British East India Company while occupying the Indian States?


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2.

What did Tipu Sultan do that resulted in wars against the Company?


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3.

When and between whom did the 3rd Battle of Panipat take place?


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4.

What was the ‘doctrine of lapse’?


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5.

How and when did the British East India Company set foot in India?


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6.

Give a brief description of Chhatrapati Shivaji.


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7.

What attracted European trading companies to India?


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8.

Give a brief note on the Battle of Plassey.


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9.

What was the result of the competition between the trading companies from different European countries?


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10.

Give a brief note on the wars between the Marathas and the British East India Company?


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11.

What were the reasons for the decline of the Mughal Empire?


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12.

Which were the other trading Companies that came to the Indian shores?


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13.

How did the East India Company establish trade in India and enter the political scene?


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14.

(a) The British conquest of Bengal began with the Battle of _________ .
(b) Haidar Ali and Tipu Sultan were the rulers of _____________.
(c) Dalhousie implemented the Doctrine of ____________.
(d) Maratha kingdoms were located mainly in the ____________ part of India.


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15.

Describe the policy of “paramountcy”.


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16.

Describe the changes that occurred in the composition of the Company's army.


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17.

What were the commodities that these companies traded in?


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18.

What were the powers enjoyed by the Residents appointed by the Company?


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19.

In what way was the administration of the Company different from that of Indian rulers?


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20.

What were the areas of conflict between the Bengal nawabs and the East India Company?


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21.

Explain the system of “subsidiary alliance”.


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22.

Describe the changes that occurred in the composition of the Company’s army.


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23.

How did the assumption of Diwani benefit the East India Company?


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