The Sepoy Rebellion

1857-1858

British Colonial India 1765-1805

1765

1805

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Mughal Empire

Mughal emperor
Aurangzeb and
Royal Hunting
Party
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The British East India Company

East India
Company military
officer and his
Indian
4
assistant, 1770

British Colonial India 1837-1857

1837

1857

5

Sepoys: Indian Soldiers

Sepoy Infantryman,
1819

6
Madras Cavalry of British
India, 1845

Rebellion of 1857

Attack of the Mutineers at Lucknow,

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Spread of the Rebellion

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A British Perspective

Cartoon from Punch
Magazine
September 1857

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Central Historical Question
What caused the Sepoy Rebellion?

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