Radicals developed the idea of ‘Passive Resistance’ as the only effective means to wrest India from British rule.
Radical movement had failed in the absence of leadership.
That was why some of youths adopted the...
Development of Modern Industries
British-owned industries helped industrialisation of India.
Industrial Revolution in England produced surplus goods for Indian markets.
The Parsee community of western India took lead in setting up...
In the history of modern India, socio-religious reform movements occupy a significant place.
One of the major social reforms was the complete abolition of Sati even some Muslim rulers like Muhammad Bin Tughluq, Akbar and Jehangir also tried...
There was a wide demand of indigo in Europe.
The British oppressed indigo plantation in Bengal and Bihar for cultivating indigo instead of food crops.
Peasants were made to sign contracts and sell their indigo at lowest possible rates.
Mahatma Gandhi’s early life spent at Porbandar.
Gandhi was thrown out of the train at Pietermaritzburg for being a non-white, completely transformed him.
Gandhi described passive resistance as the weapon of the weak.
He developed the...
Industrial Revolution gave birth to new ideologies Socialism.
Socialists tried to remove poverty and sufferings of the working class by the distribution of wealth.
Karl Marx enunciated the theory of dialectic materialism and theory of...
First World War began in July, 1914 and lasted until November 1918.
The two opposing alliances were – Allied Powers (Russia, England, France, Belgium and Serbia) and Central Powers (Germany, Austria, Hungary, Turkey and Bulgaria).
One of the challenges faced by American economy was the Great Depression of 1929.
American President, Woodrow Wilson lost his charisma and glory after the Paris Peace Conference.
He failed to convince the American Senate to allow US to be a...
The Bolshevik Revolution of 1917
The Czarist government which prevailed in Russia before the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 was autocratic in nature.
The last Czar, Nicholas II did not learn any lesson from history of West Europe.
Mussolini was originator of Fascism.
Growth of Fascism started after National Fascist Party was formed in 1921 by Benito Mussolini.
In 1921 elections, no party won majority.
So Mussolini marched to Rome to seize government.