The British Empire
Indian mutiny...or war of independence?
TASK 2 - Complete the questions on page 119
Q1) What is a Sepoy?
Q2) Explain how a soldier would load a rifle in the 1850's OR copy source B and explain what a cartridge is
Q3) Carefully explain what caused the 1857 rebellion. You need to include what the British did in January 1857 - and why Hindu and Muslim Sepoys objected so strongly.