Impact of British Rule on Indian Industry Quiz

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What was the condition of the Indian industry at the beginning of the British rule?

The Indian industry was in a state of decline at the beginning of the British rule.

How did the British rule affect the Indian industry?

The British rule had a negative impact on the Indian industry, leading to its decline.

What was the impact of British rule on Indian industrial development?

The impact of British rule on Indian industrial development was detrimental, leading to a decline in the industry.

Discuss the effect of British colonialism on the Indian industrial sector.

British colonialism had a detrimental effect on the Indian industrial sector, leading to its decline.

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Indian Industry at the Beginning of British Rule

  • Flourishing textile industry with a strong presence in global markets
  • India was one of the largest producers of textiles, including fine cotton and silk fabrics
  • Indian craftspeople were renowned for their expertise in weaving, dyeing, and printing

Impact of British Rule on Indian Industry

  • British East India Company's (BEIC) initial interest was in trade, but soon shifted to territorial control
  • BEIC's monopoly over Indian trade led to the decline of Indian industries
  • British imposed heavy taxes, duties, and other trade restrictions, making Indian products uncompetitive

Effect on Indian Industrial Development

  • De-industrialization: Indian industries were dismantled to make way for British manufactured goods
  • Indian industries were forced to focus on raw material production, such as cotton, jute, and indigo, for British industries
  • British policies drained India's wealth, leading to the stagnation of Indian industrial development

British Colonialism's Impact on Indian Industrial Sector

  • Indian industries were deliberately destroyed to create a market for British manufactured goods
  • British colonialism hindered the growth of modern industries in India
  • Indian economy was made dependent on British economy, leading to a lack of industrial development

Test your knowledge about the impact of the British rule on the Indian industry at the beginning of colonialism, including the conditions and developments during that period.

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