Question and answer
Which of the following did not occur as a result of Sepoy rebellions? a. Massacre of British civilians c. Massive British army losses b. Slaughter of Indian civilians d. Burning of Indian villages
The Indian Rebellion of 1857 began as a mutiny of sepoys of the East India Company's army on 10 May 1857, in the town of Meerut, and soon escalated into other mutinies and civilian rebellions largely in the upper Gangetic plain and central India, [ with the major hostilities confined to present-day Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, northern Madhya Pradesh, and the Delhi region.[3] The rebellion posed a
considerable threat to Company power in that region,[4] and was contained only with the fall of Gwalior on 20 June 1858.[3] The rebellion is also known as the India's First War of Independence, the Great Rebellion, the Indian Mutiny, the Revolt of 1857, the Uprising of 1857, the Sepoy Rebellion, and the Sepoy Mutiny. The Mutiny was a result of various grievances. However the flashpoint was reached when the soldiers were asked to bite off the paper cartridges for their rifles which were greased with animal fat namely beef and pork. This is even today against the religious beliefs of Hindus and Muslims. Other regions of Company-controlled India – such as Bengal, the Bombay Presidency, and the Madras Presidency – remained largely calm.[3] In Punjab, the Sikh princes backed the Company by providing soldiers and support.[3] The large princely states of Hyderabad, Mysore, Travancore, and Kashmir, as well as the smaller ones of Rajputana, did not join the rebellion.[5] In some regions, such as Oudh, the rebellion took on the attributes of a patriotic revolt against European presence.[6] Maratha leaders, such as the Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi, became folk heroes in the nationalist movement in India half a century later;[3] however, they themselves "generated no coherent ideology" for a new order.[7] The rebellion led to the dissolution of the East India Company in 1858. It also led the British to reorganize the army, the financial system and the administration in India.[8] India was thereafter directly governed by the crown as the new British Raj.[5] ]
Expert answered|anithasri|Points 40|
Question
Asked 1/5/2013 1:56:44 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
0 questions answered
Popular Conversations
mesosphere
Weegy: Stratospher is between the troposphere and the mesosphere in earths atmosphere. User: stratosphere User: ...
9/1/2015 5:07:52 PM| 4 Answers
The etymology of a word is sometimes reflected in its ...
Weegy: Have a great day! Ask Weegy again soon User: The transition word(s) that would best introduce an example ...
8/31/2015 6:25:44 AM| 2 Answers
Find the value of 83 - [59 - (22 - 18)].
Weegy: 83 - (59 - (22 - 18)) =83 - (59 - 4) =83 - 55 =28 User: Find the value of 5 · 2 ^3
8/31/2015 8:28:09 AM| 2 Answers
Find two consecutive integers whose sum is 67. Which of the ...
Weegy: To find two consecutive integers whose sum is 67 use the equation 2x + 1= 67 2x + 1= 67 2x = 67 - 1 2x = ...
8/31/2015 9:51:16 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
Points 33 [Total 817]| Ratings 0| Comments 33| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 32 [Total 337]| Ratings 0| Comments 32| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
P
R
Points 31 [Total 9354]| Ratings 0| Comments 31| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
L
P
1
Points 27 [Total 9337]| Ratings 1| Comments 17| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 9 [Total 197]| Ratings 0| Comments 9| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 9 [Total 233]| Ratings 0| Comments 9| Invitations 0|Offline
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.