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Updated: 3/26/2021
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  • Colonial India was the part of the Indian subcontinent that was under the jurisdiction of European colonial powers during the Age of Discovery. The Dutch Republic, England, France, and Denmark-Norway all established trading posts in India in the early 17th century. ...
  • The British began rule in India 1858 through 1947. Before British Imperialism in India, India was doing very well and flourishing. Britain came to India in 1858 for their profitable resources that the British Empire wanted to make theirs.
  • Almost everyone in India knows this by heart — Britishers ruled India for 200 years. We got rid of them in 1947 and Robert Clive won the battle of Plassey in 1757, so that is a neat 190
  • Colonialism was certainly a far more traumatising experience for colonial subjects than their colonisers. They suffered poverty, malnutrition, disease, cultural upheaval, economic exploitation, political disadvantage, and systematic programmes aimed at creating a sense of social and racial inferiority.
  • British imperialism in India had impacted the nation adversely. First of all, India's wealth was drained to a great extent during this period. British rule in India hit the Indian economy so hard that it was never able to recover. Religious conflicts and gaps expanded.Jun 27, 2013
  • Loss of money due to wars with and because of Britain Former industries fellNew industries prospered