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History: It's Not All Boring Dates and Dead Guys

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We can gain valuable insights, learn from past mistakes and successes, and develop a deeper understanding.

  • Bhagat Singh: He was a young revolutionary who became a national hero. He was known for his writings and hunger strikes while imprisoned.
  • Shivaram Rajguru: A skilled marksman, Rajguru played a key role in the assassination of John Saunders.
  • Sukhdev Thapar: A close associate of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev was known for his organizational skills and unwavering dedication to the cause.

Topics

History is such a vast subject that it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Here are some of the most widely studied topics in history

Ancient India

Vedic period

  • Rig Vedic Period (1500-1000 BC)
  • Later Vedic Peroid (1000-500BC)
  • Vedic Literature
    • The Vedas
    • The Brahmans
    • Darshans
    • The Upanishads
    • Epics
  • Mahajanapadas

Jainism & Buddhism

  • Jainism
  • Buddhism
  • The Dhamma
  • Decline of Buddhism
  • Buddhist Councils

Dynasties of Ancient India

  • Haryanka Dynasty
  • Shishunaga Dynasty
  • Nanda Dynasty
  • Mauryan Dynasty
    • Chanderagupta Maurya
    • Bindusara
    • Ashoka
  • The Kushans/ Yeuchi
  • The Sunga dynasty
  • The Chola Dynasty
  • Gupta Period
    • Chanderagupta I
    • Samudragupta
    • Chanderagupta II
    • Kumargupta I
  • The Pandyan Dynasty
  • The Pallava Dynasty

Medieval India

Provincial Kingdom

  • Gujarat
  • Kashmir
  • Mewar
  • Vijayanagar Kingdom
  • Bahamani Kingdom

Mughal Empire (AD 1526-1707)

  1. Babur (AD 1526-1530)
  2. Humayun (AD 1530-1556)
  3. Akbar (AD 1556-1605)
  4. Jahangir (AD 1604-1627)
  5. Shahjahan (AD 1628-1658)
  6. Aurangzeb Alamgir (AD 1658-1707)
  7. Sur Dynasity

Later Mughals 

  • Bahadur Shah I
  • Jahandar Shah
  • Muhammad Shah
  • Ahmed Shah
  • Alamgir
  • Shah Alam II
  • Akbar II
  • Bahadur Shah II

Maratha

  • Shivaji (AD 1627-80)
  • Peshwas (AD 1719-18)
  • Sikh Gurus

Modern India

Advent of Europeans

  • Portuguese
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Danes
  • French

Governor-Generals of Bengal

  • Warren Hastings
  • Lord Cornwallis
  • Sir John Shore
  • Lord Wellesley
  • George Barlow
  • Lord Minto I
  • Lord Hasting
  • Lord Amherst

GOVERNOR-GENERALS OF India

  • Lord William Bentinck
  • Lord Metcalfe
  • Lord Ellenborough
  • Lord Dalhousie

Viceroys of India

  • Lord Canning
  • Lord Mayo
  • Lord Mayo
  • Lord Rippon
  • Lord Lansdowne
  • Lord Minto

Revolt of 1857

  • Revolt & Leaders
  • Impact of Revolt

Chief National Activity

  • The Indian National Congress
  • Partition of Bengal
  • Swadeshi Movement
  •  Muslim League
  • Deman for Swaraj
  • Surat Session
  • Minto Morley Reforms
  • Ghadar Party
  • Home Rule Movement
  • Lucknow Pact
  • August Declaration
  • Rowlatt Act
  • Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
  • Khilafat Movement
  • Non-Cooperation Movement
  • Chauri-Chaura Incident
  • Swaraj party
  • Simon Commission
  • Nehru Report
  • Lahore Session
  • Dandi March
  • Civil Disobedience Movement
  • First Round Table Conference
  • Gandhi Irwin Pact
  • 2nd Round Table Conference
  • Communal Award
  • Poona Pact/Gandhi-Ambedkar Port
  • 3rd Round Table Conference
  • Demand for Pakistan
  • August Offer
  • Cripps Mission
  • Quit India Movement
  • Social-Religious Reform Movements

indian history

glimpse into some of the major periods

  • Ancient India (Indus Valley Civilization to Vedic Period):
    • Indus Valley Civilization (c. 3300 BCE – c. 1300 BCE)
    • Vedic Period (c. 1500 BCE – c. 500 BCE)
    • Classical India (6th century BCE – 12th century CE)
    • Mauryan Empire India
    • Buddhism India
  • Medieval India (12th century CE – 18th century CE)
    • The Delhi Sultanate
    • Delhi Sultanate India
    • Mughal Empire India
    • Rise of Regional Kingdoms
    • Vijayanagara Empire India
  • Colonial India (18th century CE – 1947 CE)
    • British Raj India
    • The Rise of Nationalism
    • Mahatma Gandhi India
  • Modern India (1947 CE – Present)
  • Independence and Partition

Independent India

India’s journey as an independent nation began on August 15, 1947, after a long and arduous struggle against British colonial rule. This period has been marked by significant achievements, challenges, and ongoing transformations.

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