Sepoy Rebellion


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Sepoy Rebellion

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Sepoy Mutiny

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(Historical Terms) the Indian Mutiny of 1857–58
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1857: The Sepoy Rebellion broke out in Meerut, triggering the Indian Mutiny against British rule.
In 1857, the sepoys launched a revolt against the British called the Indian Mutiny, or Sepoy Rebellion. One root cause of the revolt was Britain's disregard for Indian culture.
Despite having defeated the Indian soldiers in the Sepoy Rebellion of 1857, the British Raj perceived their power and prestige as being threatened by the impressive increase in the number of books and periodicals printed and by a growing reading public.
British rule transformed into imperial regime which lasted for nearly a century post resolution of the Sepoy Rebellion (1857).
1857: The Sepoy Rebellion broke out in Meerut, |triggering the Indian Mutiny against British rule.