Stewart ch. 27 sec 3 and 4 vocab

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geopolitics

a foreign policy based on a consideration of the strategic locations or products of other lands

Crimean War

a conflict, lasting from 1853 to 1856, in which the Ottoman Empire, with the aid of Britain and France, halted Russian expansion in the region of the Black Sea.

Suez Canal

a human-made waterway, which was opened in 1869, connecting the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.

sepoy

an Indian soldier serving under British command

"jewel in the crown"

the British colony of India-- so called because of its importance in the British Empire, both as a supplier of raw materials and as a market for British trade goods

Sepoy Mutiny

an 1857 rebellion of Hindu and Muslim soldiers against the British in India

Raj

the British-controlled portions of India in the years 1757-1947.

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