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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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(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