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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.