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Trace the growth of British colonialism in Australia from 1788 to 1907.

Trace the growth of British colonialism in Australia from 1788 to 1907.  ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: In 1770, James Cook discovered Australia for Great Britain by making three voyages to this region between 1768 and 1779. Following the loss of the American Colonies after the American Revolutionary War 1775–1783, Great Britain needed to find alternative land for a […]

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“The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) which was formed under the leadership of the USA with the requirement of the Cold War was responded by the Soviet Union with their own rival alliance.” Explain.

“The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) which was formed under the leadership of the USA with the requirement of the Cold War was responded by the Soviet Union with their own rival alliance.” Explain. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The formation of the North Atlantic Treaty Orga­nization came in 1949, a year after the Marshal Plan. It was part […]

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“The weakness of the Kuomintang and the strength of the Communists led to the victory of the Communists in the Chinese Revolution which left a deep impact on the world politics.” Explain.

“The weakness of the Kuomintang and the strength of the Communists led to the victory of the Communists in the Chinese Revolution which left a deep impact on the world politics.” Explain. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: KMT’s weakness The KMT administration was inefficient and corrupt, much of its American aid finding its way into the pockets of officials. […]

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“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed, by their Creator, with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness….” Examine this statement by explaining the significance of the Declaration of Independence of American Revolution.

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed, by their Creator, with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness….” Examine this statement by explaining the significance of the Declaration of Independence of American Revolution. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Prior to the American […]

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“Though the Reform Act, 1832 was criticised for many reasons, it was still important not only for what is was but also for what it sets in motion.” Explain.

“Though the Reform Act, 1832 was criticised for many reasons, it was still important not only for what is was but also for what it sets in motion.” Explain. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The Reform Act of 1832 was inevitable. The rapid industrialization in Britain had led to urbanisation with new social order dominated by the middle class […]

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“Arab Nationalism, which was stirred at the outbreak of the First World War, received a check at the peace settlement.” Elaborate.

“Arab Nationalism, which was stirred at the outbreak of the First World War, received a check at the peace settlement.” Elaborate. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Arab Nationalism was stirred at the outbreak of the First World War Arabia, Iraq, Syria and Palestine had been the home of the Arabs and had long been under Turkish domination which Arabs […]

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Video Discussion [Sectional Test- V]: Q.1 (b) “Education policy introduced by British in India was used as a tool to buttress and perpetuate colonial rule.” Comment. Q.1 (c) “The Battle of Buxar was more important for British than the Battle of Plassey.” Justify this statement. Q.1 (d) “The Charter Act of 1813 was an important benchmark in the push towards westernisation of India.” Comment.

Q.1 (b) “Education policy introduced by British in India was used as a tool to buttress and perpetuate colonial rule.” Comment. Q.1 (c) “The Battle of Buxar was more important for British than the Battle of Plassey.” Justify this statement. Q.1 (d) “The Charter Act of 1813 was an important benchmark in the push towards […]

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