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Examine the provisions of Subsidiary Alliance System.
Explain briefly how the rebels in 1857 tried to materialise their vision of unity?
Critically examine Lord Dalhousie’s policy of annexation in Awadh.
What were the repressive measures adopted by the British to subdue the rebels of 1857?
Discuss the extent to which religious beliefs shaped the events of 1857
Why was the revolt particularly widespread in Awadh? What prompted the peasants, taluqdars and zamindars to join the revolt?
What do visual representations tell us about the revolt of 1857? How do historians analyse these representations?
Rumours and prophecies played a part in moving the people into action during the 1857 revolt.
‘The relationship of sepoys with the superior white officers underwent a change in the years preceding the uprising of 1857’. Support the statement.
‘A chain of grievances in Awadh linked the prince, taluqdars, peasants and sepoy to join hands in the revolt of 1857 against the British’. Examine.
On the political map of India, locate the following:
(a) Masulipatnam, a territory under British control under 1857.