Indian mutiny, 1857–58, revolt that began with indian soldiers in the bengal army of the british east india company but developed into a widespread uprising against british rule in india it is also known as the sepoy rebellion, sepoys being the native soldiers. This story was about the sepoy mutiny of 1857 in colonial india although the story was interesting and unique, it put forth numerous historical inaccuracies. India's sepoy mutiny india had hundreds of independent states, with the british ruling less than half of its total area it was a rule motivated by commerce from india, britain's manufacturers were receiving raw cotton, and the british were exporting to india manufactured goods – one tenth of britain's exports going to india.
The sepoy mutiny was a violent and very bloody uprising against british rule in india in 1857 it is also known by other names: the indian mutiny, the indian rebellion of 1857, or the indian revolt of 1857. Their mutiny encouraged rebellion by considerable numbers of indian civilians in a broad belt of northern and central india - roughly from delhi in the west to benares in the east. The cause of the sepoy mutiny, also known as the indian rebellion of 1857, is often attributed to the incident which is believed to have sparked the uprising: the opposition by hindu and muslim soldiers in the british army of bengal, known as sepoys, to the issue of ammunition for the new 1853. The immediate cause of the indian revolt of 1857, or sepoy mutiny, was a seemingly minor change in the weapons used by the british east india company's troops the company had upgraded to the new pattern 1853 enfield rifle, which used greased paper cartridges.
# after repression of the sepoy mutiny the british parliament passed a new act in 1858 and transferred the powers of the east india company to the british crown # after that the governor general of india was given the title of viceroy. What was the cause of the sepoy rebellion -the rebellion is a large scale mutiny what is the response of the rebellion imperial nation, counter attack by queen victoria's england, abolition of eic, creation of raj (governed by british) sepoy rebellion persia. 50 stunning images from the sepoy mutiny of 1857 british troops hastening to umballa (ambala) during the indian rebellion of 1857 a lithograph by w simpson after a drawing by captain g f atkinson. Sepoy mutiny is often referred to as “the great rebellion”, “the indian rebellion of 1857”, “sepoy rebellion” or “indian mutiny” the dissatisfaction and fear that was building up during the imperialistic rule of dalhousie exploded into a revolt in 1857, just after dalhousie left india. The sepoy mutiny, or the indian rebellion of 1857, or the sepoy rebellion, resulted in british troops killing many indians after the peace treaty was signed.
The sepoy rebellion in may 1857, a group of indian soldiers in the british east india company’s army led a mutiny in the state of uttar pradesh the mutiny soon escalated into an uprising of sepoys and indian civilians throughout northern india. Also called the sepoy rebellion, the great mutiny, and the first indian war of independence, this was an uprising against the british colonial regime in india begun by indian troops-called sipahi, anglicized to sepoys-in service to the british east india company. The sepoy mutiny, 1857 an annotated checklist of english language books the sepoy mutiny, 1857 an annotated checklist of english language books the indian sepoy has been viewed sociologically before now, as in david omissi's the sepoy and the raj, but the british soldier, tommy atkins has remained the figure of kipling's fiction. The sepoy mutiny's immediate trigger was the cartridge crisis, but it also grew out of a larger context of quietly mounting fears and grievances directed against the political, economic, social, and religious policies and practices of british rule.
Learn sepoy mutiny with free interactive flashcards choose from 34 different sets of sepoy mutiny flashcards on quizlet. Indian mutiny definition, a revolt of the sepoy troops in british india (1857–59), resulting in the transfer of the administration of india from the east india company to the crown see more. The story of the sepoy war of 1857, (an attempt at a compromise between two more controversial titles, ‘the sepoy mutiny of 1857′ and ‘the sepoy rebellion of 1857,’ though “insurgency”might also fit) began long before march of 1857. The 1915 singapore mutiny, also known as the 1915 sepoy mutiny or the mutiny of the 5th light infantry, was a mutiny involving up to half of a regiment of 850 sepoys (indian soldiers) against the british in singapore during the first world war, linked with the 1915 ghadar conspiracy the mutiny, on 15 february 1915, lasted nearly seven days. Sepoy mutiny 1857, also known as indian rebellion of 1857, was a rebellion of the native foot soldiers of british colonised india against the british empire.
The indian rebellion of 1857 is also called the indian mutiny, the sepoy mutiny, north india's first war of independence or north india's first struggle for independence it began on 10 may 1857 at meerut, as a mutiny of sepoys of the british east india company 's army. Indian mutiny, also called sepoy mutiny, widespread but unsuccessful rebellion against british rule in india in 1857–58 begun in meerut by indian troops (sepoys) in the service of the british east india company , it spread to delhi , agra , kanpur , and lucknow. Dando on delhi ridge (cockney rifleman joseph dando series) story of the sepoy mutiny, in india meerut in 1857 by clive, william (bassett ronald) and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom. The sepoy mutiny, 1857: the indian view ron peters the following two articles, ron peters on the indian perspective of the sepoy mutiny and greg aydt on the cuban perspective of the spanish-american war, are written by two ma in history graduate students at eastern illinois both first wrote the essays in dr roger beck's.
Patriots hailed the revolt as the ‘first war of independence’ whereas the company reported it as the ‘sepoy mutiny’ the imperialist masters are keen to use the terminologies like ‘mutiny’ ‘coup’ etc, to refer any resistance essentially to gloss it with a character of spontaneity but primarily to mask the underlying class. Like any cataclysmic event, 1857 indian war of independence gave birth to different social,political and economic trends which are still shaping the course of events in the post-colonial states of india, pakistan, bangladesh andother countries of.
The indian rebellion of 1857 was a major uprising in india during 1857–58 against the rule of the british east india company, which functioned as a sovereign power on behalf of the british crown   the event is known by many names , including the sepoy mutiny, the indian mutiny, the great rebellion, the revolt of 1857, the indian. Indian mutiny – a summary two months later, on 29 march 1857, a 29-year-old sepoy called mangal pandey (pictured), stoned with opium and brandishing a sword and a musket, urged his fellow sepoys to rebel he wounded two officers by sword before turning the gun on himself, attempting to pull the trigger with his toe. The sepoy rebellion was the result of many, many influences and stressors on the cultures of india living under british rule in britain, it's called the sepoy mutiny or the indian mutiny, but in india, it’s called the first war of independence.