India Imperialism Timeline - Shaan and Michael

Indian History

Battle of Plassey

1757

Robert Clive brings British victory. EEIC control Bengal.

East India Company Act of 1813

1813

Stress on Company finance from wars leads to EEIC to ask for assistance from parliament. Result = EEIC loses trade monopoly on India.

Sepoy Rebellion

1858

Led to direct British Rule

Formation of Indian National Congress

1885

Amritsar Massacre

1919

Salt March

1930

Government of India Act

1935

War with Pakistan over Kashmir

1947 - 1948

Indian Independence

August 15, 1947

India is granted independence from Britain and is also partitioned into the two states of India and Pakistan.

Gandhi Assasinated

1948

Congress Party wins first General Elections

1951

Under Nehru

Second War with Pakistan over Kashmir

1965

Indira Gandhi is Prime Minister

1966 - 1977

Bangladeshi Independence

1971

Between 200,000 to 3 million dead in Bangladesh genocide

Operation Blue Star

1984

High civilian casualties in an Indian military assault on the Sikh Golden Temple. Led to Indira's assassination by Sikh bodyguard.

BJP emerges as main political party

1996

Nuclear Deal with U.S.

2006

Mumbai terrorist attacks

2008

Rape/Murder creates movement for rights

2012

World History

U.S. Declaration of Indpepdence

1776

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

World War I

July 28, 1914 - November 11, 1918

World War II

September 1, 1939 - September 2, 1945