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1

Who and when was the route from Europe to India by sea discovered

Vasco de Gama
1497

2

Name 3 EIC trading stations and when were they founded

Surat (1612)
Madras (1638)
Bombay (1668)

3

When was the EIC founded

1600

4

When was the Indian rebellion

May 1857

5

What happened to EIC after the Indian rebellion

They were replaced by the royal government

6

What was traded in India

Tea
Sugar cane
Silk
Spices
Gemstones

7

By the mid 1800s how much was the tea trade worth

£30 million

8

By 1900 how much were exports to India worth

£140 million

9

How much railway was built in India

30km

10

How many bridges were built in India

130,000

11

When was the scramble for Africa

1876-1914

12

When was the Berlin conference

1884-1885

13

When was the abolition of slave owning

1834

14

When was the abolition of the slave trade

1807

15

When was the boer war

1899-1902

16

When did Egyptians rebel

1882

17

How much was the compensation fund paid by the British to South Africa

£3 million