Flashcards in Effects of war on British rule Deck (33)
When was the Montagu Declaration?
What position did Edwin Montagu hold in August 1917?
Secretary of State for India
Who was the Viceroy in 1917?
What did the Montagu Declaration grant implicitly to the Indian people?
When was the Defense of India Act passed?
The Scottish judge Mr.S.T Rowlatt headed a commission in which year?
What were the conclusions of the Rowlatt Commission?
Bengal, Bombay and the Punjab were areas of revolutionary activity
When was he Rowlatt Act passed?
What examples within the Rowlatt act were of particular disagreement?
Imprisonment without trial, trial by judge without jury, censorship and house arrest of suspects
What is the other name for the Rowlatt Acts?
Anarchical and Revolutionary Crimes Act
How many of the Indian Legislative Council opposed the measure?
Which famous Muslim leader resigned after the Rowlatt Acts were passed?
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Hartals in response to the Rowlatt Acts were organised on which two dates?
30 March 1919 and 6 April 1919
How many Europeans died as a result of the violence caused by the Rowlatt Acts?
Who was the Governor of the Punjab?
Who led the force of 1,000 soldiers that entered Amritsar on 12 April 1919?
Brigadier-General Rex Dyer
What was the name of the large park in which the Amritsar Massacre occurred?
How many people gathered in Jallianwala Bagh?
The political meeting in Jallianwala Bagh passed which two resolutions?
Repeal of the Rowlatt Act and expressing sympathy with the dead in the previous day's riots
How many rounds were fired in the Amritsar Massacre?
How many people were killed and wounded in the 15 minutes of shooting?
400 died and 1,500 wounded
What was the Crawling order?
Any Indian who passed along the Kucha Tawarian had to crawl on all fours after Marcia Sherwood was left there for dead
When was the Amritsar massacre?
13 April 1919
When was martial law implemented by General Dyer?
14 April 1919
When did the Hunter Committee begin their inquiry?
11 November 1919
When was the report of the Indian National Congress Punjab Sub-Committee published?
25 March 1920
When was the Hunter Report published?
26 May 1920
When was Government of India Act that was inspired by the Montagu-Chelmsford report of 1917 passed?
What type of government was enacted through the Government of India Act?