A political and diplomatic confrontation that existed for most of the nineteenth century between the British Empire and the Russian Empire over Afghanistan and neighboring territories in Central and Southern Asia. 1813-1907
The Great Game
The Sepoy Mutiny
A conflict lasting from 1853 to 1856, in which the Ottoman Empire with the aid of Britian and France halted Russian expansion in the region of the Black Sea.
The Crimean War
The Berlin Conference
The Suez canal was a human-made water way in Egypt crossing the Isthmus of Suez and linking to the Mediterranean with the Red Sea built in 1854-1869.
The Suez Canal
Discontent with the British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858, Due to a rumor about the cartridges being soaked in pork and beef fat. On May 10th 1857 the Sepoy's rebelled.
The Brisish rule over India from 1757- 1947. Direct control 1858.
The Berlin Conference of 1884-1885 was a meeting between European nations to create rules on how to peacefully divide Africa among them for colonization.