History

Describe the Role of Merchants and the Industrialists in the ‘Civil Disobedience Movement’.

The Indian merchants and the industrialist became rich and powerful due to huge profits they made during the First World War. Thus they started opposing the colonial policies which restricted their business to expand. They had two demands — protection against the import of foreign goods and a favourable exchange ratio of rupee and sterling. …

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How Did Non-Cooperation Movement Start With Participation of Middle Class People in the Cities? Explain Its Impact on the Economic Front.

In January 1921, the non-cooperation Khilafat movement was started in which different social groups participated with different aspirations from the Swaraj. This movement was started with the middle class people of the towns and cities. The students left the schools and colleges, the teachers and headmasters resigned and the lawyers gave up their practices. The …

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Explain the Importance of the ‘Salt March’ of Gandhi Ji as a Symbol to Unite the Nation.

On 31st March 1930, Mahatma Gandhi sent a letter to Viceroy Irwin. Mahatma Gandhi had stated eleven demands in this letter out of which some were of general interest and some were specific demands of different classes. The demands were wide ranging in order to bring together everyone under a unitedcampaign. The most important demand …

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Some of the Political Organisations in India Were Lukewarm in Their Response to ‘Civil Disobedience Movement’. Examine the Statement.

It is true to say that some of the political organisations in India were lukewarm in their response to ‘Civil Disobedience Movement’. Some of the Congress leaders were not willing to continue the non-cooperation because they were tired of the mass struggle, wanted to participate in the council elections and criticize the British policies within …

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How Did the Non-cooperation Movement Spread in Cities Across the Country? Explain Its Effect on the Economic Front.

In January 1921, the Non-Cooperation Khilafat movement was started in which different social groups participated with different aspirations from the Swaraj. This movement was started with the middle class people of the towns and cities. The students left the schools and colleges, the teachers and headmasters resigned and the lawyers gave up their practices. The …

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How Did the First World War Create a New Economic and Political Situation in India? Explain With Examples.

The First World War created a new economic situation in India. The three examples are: The defence expenditure was financed by the war loans, the increased taxes, raising the custom duties and introducing the income tax and increased prices of the commodities which caused economic hardship for the common people. For the continuous supply of …

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How Did a Variety of Cultural Processes Play an Important Role in Developing a Sense of Nationalism in India? Explain With Examples.

The cultural processes helped in creating a sense of collective belongingness in India: Nationalism is a belief that all are a part of the same nation which binds the people together and make different communities, regions and language groups united. This came through the united struggles like the different Non-Cooperation Movements, Civil Disobedience movements, the …

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