1857 Sepoy Rebellion

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Reasons that lead to the conflict

The fact that the British tried to colonize India and also religious issues such as the conflict with the Lee-Enfield rifle

Delhi

The Sepoys marched onto this place and attempted to incite a widespread rebellion. They succeeded in taking Delhi and proclaimed Bahador Shah II the emperor of all India.

Cawnpore

After causing the british to surrender in this place, Nana Sahib was an Indian prince who promised to aid the british troops but he turned on them with all of the other sepoys

Consequences

The Sepoy war of 1857 marked the beginning of widespread direct British rule in India. The British crown took control of india from the British east india trading company.

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