history - how, when and where

Class 8 - History

How, When and Where

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Why did the British preserve official documents?
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The British preserved official documents so that they could be properly studied and debated. They felt that this was important to run the country effectively. These official records contain details of what the British thought was right and what they wanted to preserve for the future.

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How, When and Where - Questions
1. What is Land Settlement Act and why was it enforced?
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2. Mention a few other events, which if recorded, will make history more interesting to everyone.
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3. Give a brief description of Kingsway.
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4. What were the commodities that these companies traded in?
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5. What did the British do to protect the interests of those who converted to Christianity?
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6. How was colonial India divided for administrative purposes?
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7. Give a brief description of the Viceroys Palace.
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8. What was the result of the competition between the trading companies from different European countries?
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9. What attracted European trading companies to India?
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10. Who lived in the white areas in cities such as Madras?
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11. Mention the 2 rebellions that took place as a protest against forest laws.
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12. What was the incidence that triggered the mutiny?
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13. Give a brief description of Shahjahanabad.
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14. When was the 'Diwani' of Bengal granted to the East India Company?
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15. How did the East India Company establish trade in India and enter the political scene?
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16. Write a brief note on the National Archives of India.
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17. What were the circumstances which led to the eventual collapse of indigo production in Bengal?
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18. When was the "Diwani" of Bengal granted to the East India Company?
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19. When did the British gain control of Delhi?
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20. Give a brief note on the Battle of Plassey.
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21. How were historians able to write about the last 250 years of Indian history?
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22. Apart from official records what are the other sources of information that is available to historians?
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23. When did the Blue rebellion break-out?
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24. What were the activities of the Tribals?
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25. Describe a colonial bungalow during the early 20th century.
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26. Give a brief account of Tantia Tope.
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27. Write a brief note on the National Archives of India.
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28. What was the doctrine of lapse?
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29. Write a short note on shifting cultivation.
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30. What are Reserved forests?
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31. Give a brief description of Kingsway.
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32. What happened to the Nawabs when the British established political power in India?
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33. Give a brief description of the method of producing indigo dye?
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34. Define the word history.
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35. What did British historians in India write about?
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36. What did Tipu Sultan do that resulted in wars against the Company?
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37. Give a brief note on the wars between the Marathas and the British East India Company?
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38. Name the notable tribes in India.
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39. What were the reforms introduced by the British?
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40. What is Sati?
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41. What did the British do to demolish Delhis past?
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42. What did Nana Saheb want of the British?
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43. Name the notable tribes in India.
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44. What were the activities of the Tribals?
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45. What were the benefits reaped by the East India company as the Diwan of Bengal?
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46. What were the main features of the Nij system of cultivation?
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47. What was the out come of the Blue Rebellion?
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48. What was the doctrine of lapse?
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49. Define the word history.
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50. What did British historians in India write about?
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