The Revolt of 1857 in India (Study Notes)

Causes of the Revolt: a. Political Causes: Lord Dalhousie was the Governor-General of India till 1848-1856. Under him the British followed an expansionist policy in India. Dalhousie through his policies had added considerable territories to the British Empire in India. The policy of annexation reached its climax when he implemented the policy of Doctrine of Lapse and annexed the Indian [...]