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  • Inhabitants Of The Indian Side Of Kashmir
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    Our group topic: "Causes and Effects of Wars" provoked me to write about the threatening dispute of "Jammu and Kashmir" which has become more threatening after the nuclear capabilities of India and Pakistan. My main claim revolves around the theme that the burning dispute of Kashmir, between India and Pakistan can play a vital role in the emergence of third world war and can act as battle-field for a nuclear war. Due to geographical and social impacts on the world these countries have realized s...
  • Three Arguments Of Las Casas
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    10/30/00 Arguments of American Indian Humanity By what right did the Europeans conquer the American Indians, take their land, and subjugate them There were three arguments: 1) The view propounded by Bartolome de Las Casas, God's angry man of the sixteenth century. He argued that all men are endowed with natural rights, that the Europeans had no right to enslave the Indians, that according to natural law the Indians were entitled to live as free men, under their own rulers and their own laws. 2) ...
  • Intensions Between The Indians And The British
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    In the movie, 'Broken Chain', we can easily define the two sides, which are opposing each other; one is the six nations and the second is the British Empire. But actually, there is the third perspective in the scene, which I will go over later. There are two main characters in the six nations, one is Joseph Brant and another is Mohahehu. Although Joseph and Mohahehu are best friends, they have different points of view towards the intents of the British Empire. Joseph, who is a double agent and p...
  • Indian National Congress
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    The Indian Rebellion on 1857 The Indian rebellion of 1857 was one of much needed self respect, and of pride. The Indian people at this time were being Political and social reform in India was achieved as a result of the European political principles brought to India by the British. Indians were Anglicized, and the British ideal for an Indian was to be 'Indians in blood and color, but English in tastes, opinions and intellect', as put by one British legislator (Rich, 214, 1979). This Western educ...
  • Legal Base For British Indian Policy
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    From the period of early contact from 1534-1736 it was concluded that Indian religion was useless and therefor did not pose an impediment in the process of converting Indians to Christianity. The process of conversion included a period of persuasion and instruction followed by baptism. The French missions were successful in areas where there was permanent Aboriginal settlement. These efforts influenced all areas of social policy especially the belief that all Aboriginals should be converted to C...
  • Indian National Congress
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    Indian nationalism was not a simple unification of Indians against colonial rule. There were many complexities involved in forming an organization that sought to speak on behalf of the people, and many of these challenges were posed to the Indian National Congress because their leadership consisted of the Hindu elite. In 1885, the Indian National Congress was formed through the initiative of Allen Octavian Hume, and it quickly became the chief organization representing the will of the common peo...
  • National Indian Policy
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    The decision of the Jackson administration to remove the Cherokee Indians to land west of the Mississippi River in the 1830's was more a reformulation of the national policy that had been in effect since the 1790's than a change in the policy. Assess the validility of this generalization with the reference to the moral, political, constitutional, and practical concerns that shaped national Indian policy between 1789 and the mid 1830's. The Removal of the Native Indians to the West Between the 17...
  • Leaders Of The Indian National Congress Nehru
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    Home Help Link to Us Essay Links Submit Article Search 123 students. com: Type in your essay topic or author and click Search! Government in India, Today India's present constitution went into effect on Jan. 26, 1950. At that time, the nation changed its status from a dominion to a federal republic, though it remained within the Commonwealth. A president, chosen by an Electoral College replaced the governor-general, appointed by the British Crown. The president is the official chief of state, bu...
  • Fights With Non Indians And Other Nations
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    Like all Plains Indian nations, the Sioux tribe had to be skilled and equipped if they should have to got to war or into battle. The Sioux warriors had to be prepared and be able to hide well, fight courageously and complete the aim of their task e.g. stealing horses, claiming sacred land. So how warlike really were the Sioux Sioux warriors were well armed. They fought with many weapons, all of which were made by themselves from any natural materials that they could find. They used lances to fig...
  • Indians And The French
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    In 1763, nearly three centuries after Columbus's first voyage, North America was still largely unsettled by Europeans. The British and French were vying for influence over the continent. Indian Nations, who had initially welcomed and aided the European newcomers, had formed alliances with various powers (and each other) and played decisive roles in numerous struggles. Many Indian Nations in the interior remained unconquered. The rivalry between the European powers was fierce, and the tenacity of...
  • Gandhi's Congress Party
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    The Indian National Congress is a political party that led the struggle for the independence of India from the British Empire. It formed the mainstay of the Indian nationalist movement and later dominated the country's government. Founded in 1885 with a base of support chiefly in the upper-class intelligentsia, the Congress originally advocated limited democratic reforms under British rule. As early as 1843 the British India Society was founded in Bengal. Later, in 1851 Rajendra-lal Mitra and Ra...
  • Gandhi's Government And The Supreme Court
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    Although the inadequacies of the Indian constitution have been exploited on a number of occasions, most notably under the Emergency rule of Indira Gandhi between 1975-77, it still remains intact and has, with a certain degree of success, enforced democracy, unified a once disparate nation, and defined a clear and working relationship between the legislature, the executive, and the judiciary. The secular nature of Indian politics has allowed the nation to balance its regional, cultural, and relig...

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