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English and later British joint-stock company founded in 1600. Wikipedia

  • British Empire

    Composed of the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates, and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states. It began with the overseas possessions and trading posts established by England between the late 16th and early 18th centuries. Wikipedia

  • Bengal Presidency

    Subdivision of the British Empire in India. Now South Asia and Southeast Asia. Wikipedia

  • Company rule in India

    Company rule in India (sometimes, Company Raj, "raj," lit. "rule" in Hindi ) refers to the rule or dominion of the British East India Company on the Indian subcontinent. Variously taken to have commenced in 1757, after the Battle of Plassey, when the Nawab of Bengal surrendered his dominions to the Company, in 1765, when the Company was granted the diwani, or the right to collect revenue, in Bengal and Bihar, or in 1773, when the Company established a capital in Calcutta, appointed its first Governor-General, Warren Hastings, and became directly involved in governance. Wikipedia

  • History of the British Raj

    After the first war for Indian independence, the British Government took over the administration to establish the British Raj. The British Raj refers to the period of British rule on the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947. Wikipedia

  • Economy of India under Company rule

    The Economy of India under Company rule describes the economy of those regions (contemporaneously British India) that fell under Company rule in India during the years 1757 to 1858. The British East India Company began ruling parts of the Indian subcontinent beginning with the Battle of Plassey, which led to the conquest of Bengal Subah and the founding of the Bengal Presidency, before the Company expanded across most of the subcontinent up until the Indian Rebellion of 1857. Wikipedia

  • British Raj

    The rule by the British Crown on the Indian subcontinent from 1858 to 1947. Also called Crown rule in India, or direct rule in India. Wikipedia

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    • The act prompted the Boston Tea Party, where a group of angered Bostonian citizens threw an entire shipment of tea sent by the East India Company into Boston Harbor.Boston-Wikipedia
    • Meanwhile, in 1613, the first English attempt to establish contact with Hội An failed following a violent incident involving the Honourable East India Company.Vietnam-Wikipedia
    • The economy was clearly capitalist in nature by the 1840s as the proportion of free settlers increased, the maritime and wool industries flourished, and the powers of the East India Company were curtailed.Sydney-Wikipedia
    • The rivalry between the Kingdom of Nepal and the East India Company over the control of states bordering Nepal eventually led to the Anglo-Nepali War (1815–16).Nepal-Wikipedia
    • The gradual decline of the Mughal Empire in the early 18th century enabled the Sikh Empire to control larger areas until the British East India Company gained ascendancy over South Asia.Pakistan-Wikipedia
    • The British East India Company seized control of the administration of Myanmar after three Anglo-Burmese Wars in the 19th century, and the country became a British colony.Myanmar-Wikipedia

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