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(MH/5) Modern History – Quick Revision Series Part-5 (Special)

1. Important Institutions & their founders Adi Brahmo Samaj= Debendranath Tagore. Theosophical Society= HP Blavatsky, Colonel HS Olcott, William Quan judge. Prarthana Samaj= Atmaram Pandurang. Servants of the People Society= Lala Lajpat Rai. (Rai was associated with activities of Punjab National Bank (PNB) & Lakshmi Insurance Company). Congress Socialist Party= Acharya Narendra Dev & JP… Continue reading (MH/5) Modern History – Quick Revision Series Part-5 (Special)

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(MH/4) Modern History – Quick Revision Series Part-4

Administrative Changes After 1857 1. Changes After 1857 Emergence of new Colonial Powers (The USA, Japan & European Countries). British Supremacy in world economy challenged. Large-scale capital investment in India (Railways, Tea plantations, Coal-mining, Jute mills etc.) 2. Changes in Government at the Centre The Crown assumed the power to govern- to be exercised through… Continue reading (MH/4) Modern History – Quick Revision Series Part-4

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(MH-3) Modern History – Quick Revision Series Part-3

National Movement: Towards Freedom & Partition (1939-1947) 1. Second World War and Nationalist Response Sept 1, 1939: Germany attacks Poland, WW-2 starts. Sept 3, 1939: Britain declares war against Germany and declares India’s support for war without consulting Indian opinion. Congress will cooperate in war if - -> Freedom was given after the war. ->… Continue reading (MH-3) Modern History – Quick Revision Series Part-3

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INA – Important Contributions

The Indian National Army (INA) was an armed force formed by Indian nationalists in 1942 in Southeast Asia during World War II. Its aim was to secure Indian independence from British rule. It formed an alliance with Imperial Japan in the latter's campaign in the Southeast Asian theatre of WWII. The army was first formed… Continue reading INA – Important Contributions

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(MH/2) Modern History – Quick Revision Series Part-2

National Movement (1919-1939) 1. Why Nationalist resurge at the end of WW1 -> Post-war economic hardship (Unemployment, high expectations of political gains from govt). -> Nationalist Disillusionment with Imperialism worldwide (As imperialist power had no intention of loosening their hold over the colonies). -> Impact of Russian Revolution (Bolshevik party of workers overthrew the Czarist… Continue reading (MH/2) Modern History – Quick Revision Series Part-2

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(MH/1) Modern History – Quick Revision Series Part-1

National Movement (1905-1918) 1. Why Militant Nationalism Grew 1.     Realisation of exploitative nature of British. 2.     Growth of Self-Confidence & Self-respect. 3.     Impact of growth of Education. 4.     Reaction to increasing Westernisation. (Dayanand’s political msg was “India for the Indian”) 5.     Dissatisfaction with the achievements of Moderates. (Methods of Peaceful & Constitutional agitation - “3’P’s:… Continue reading (MH/1) Modern History – Quick Revision Series Part-1