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Colonization and independence of India


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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
What is one word you would use to describe the colonization of India?
2. Slide
60 seconds
India was colonized by Britain in the 1700s and ruled for over 200 years. The people of India fought for independence in the mid-1900s. After years of struggle, India was granted independence in 1947.
Colonization and Independence of India
3. Slide
60 seconds
Colonization: The process of a country or region being controlled by a more powerful foreign nation Independence: The state of being free from the control of another country or power British Raj: The period when India was part of the British Empire from 1858 to 1947
4. Slide
60 seconds
The Indian national anthem was adopted in 1950, two years after India declared independence from the British. The Indian Rebellion of 1857, sometimes called India's First War of Independence, was a major, but ultimately unsuccessful, uprising against British rule in India. The Indian Constitution was enacted on January 26, 1950, which was the same day India declared independence from the British.
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5. Open question
180 seconds
What event and year marked the beginning of India's independence from Britain?
6. Open question
180 seconds
What are some of the important events that led to India gaining its independence from Britain?
7. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a square with arms, legs, and a face and color it in with bright rainbow strips.
8. Poll
60 seconds
When did the British first establish their presence in India?
  • 1600s
  • 1700s
  • 1800s
  • 1900s
9. Poll
60 seconds
What was the main reason for British colonization of India?
  • Economic gain and trade
  • Religious conversion
  • Military expansionism
  • Scientific research
10. Poll
60 seconds
'Quit India Movement' was launched by which Indian nationalist leader?
  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Subhash Chandra Bose
  • Sardar Patel
11. Poll
60 seconds
In which year did India gain its independence from Britain?
  • 1947
  • 1957
  • 1967
  • 1977
12. Poll
60 seconds
Who became the first Prime Minister of independent India?
  • Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
  • B. R. Ambedkar
  • Rajendra Prasad

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