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History

The British Empire 

Invasion of India

TASK 1 - Read pages 116 and 117.
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TASK 2 - Complete the questions on page 117

 

Q1.

a) What is a trading station?

b) List the European countries that set up trading stations in India in the 1600s.

c) Why do you think these countries were so interested in India

 

Q2.

a) What was the East India Company?

b) Explain how the company gradually took control of most of India

c) Why was the Battle of Plassey a significant event in Britain's takeover of India

 

Q3.

Create a poster or leaflet explaining how the British made money from trading with India? Use source C on page 117 to inspire you

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