The Revolt of 1857, Causes, Outbreak, Failure, and Impact Causes of the Revolt: Political Causes: The policy of Doctrine of Lapse. Nana Sahib was refused pension, as he was the adopted son of Peshwa Baji Rao II Rani Laxmi Bai’s adopted son was not recognized by the East India Company
Summarized View of Major Events in the Revolt of 1857 Date Major Events 22 Jan, 1857 New cartridges cause concern amongst sepoys at Dum Dum Jan- Mar, 1857 Greased cartridges cause unrest. Berhampore and Barrackpore see outbreaks. Chapaties and lotus passed from village to village as a symbollic message. 11
Year Indian Freedom Struggle: Important Events 1857 Mutiny against the British 1885 Indian National Congress is founded by A.O. Hume 1905 Partition of Bengal announced 1906 Muslim League was founded at Decca on 31st December. 1908 Khudiram Bose was executed on 30th April. 1908 Tilak was sentenced to six years
Year Event c.400 BC Gautama ‘Buddha’ founds Buddhism 333 BC Persian rule in the northwest ends after Darius III is defeated by Alexander the Great. Alexander had established the Macedonian Empire after inheriting the Persian Achaemenid Empire. 326 BC Ambhi, king of Taxila surrenders to Alexander. Porus who ruled parts of the Punjab, fought Alexander at the Battle of the Hydaspes River.