Imperialism in the late 1800's

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Imperialism in Late 1800's The most important of the European territorial possessions was British India. The British first entered India as traders in the early 1600's. The British made alliances with Indian rulers and created its own army of Indian soldiers called sepoys. The driving force behind the British expansion in India was the British East India Company. Their power soon became known as the Raj as they extended their power. After a while they …

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…get remarried. They also spoke out against child marriages and the killing of unwanted children. The occupancy of India by the British soon began to stir up a mutiny from the Indians. They were mad about the changing of their customs that had been around for thousands of years. They were also mad that they couldn’t hold higher positions in their own government. Soon, there would be fighting between the Indians and the British.