Category: History

Monroe Doctrine and Dollar Diplomacy

Monroe Doctrine and Dollar Diplomacy: Monroe Doctrine: It was the doctrine that was proclaimed in 1823 A.D. by the then President of the United States Mr Monroe. This doctrine warned the European powers against any attempt to extend their power in the Western Hemisphere. In 1895, the Monroe Doctrine was given a new meaning. There

Fascism and Nazism

Fascism and Nazism: Meaning of Fascism: The word, fascism, has its root in the Italian word, ‘Fascine‘ which means a ‘bundle of Royal sticks’. These sticks were carried by the Roman Emperors as a symbol of dictatorial authority. Thus fascism means autocracy or dictatorship where all the powers of the government or state are held

Impact of the British Rule on India

Impact of the British Rule on India: Social Impact of the British Rule: The British ruled over India for nearly 190 years (1757-1947). It had a far-reaching impact on Indian society. An important effect of the British rule was the emergence of new social classes in India, such as the new landlords class, the middle

Moderates and Extremists

Moderates and Extremists: Congress was founded in 1885 A.D. At first, its leaders were liberal and they did not intend to launch a struggle against the British government. They were in favour of having their demands accepted through constitutional and peaceful means. These moderate leaders held on till 1905 A.D. But in the meantime, some

Social Implications of Two World Wars

Social Implications of Two World Wars: The first world war and the second world war remained to be the total war. In other words, we can say unlike earlier wars in these wars particularly there was a wide extent of participation of the civilian population apart from the army. In fact, the role of civilians

Imperialism in Aisa and Africa

Imperialism in Aisa and Africa: The tendency of a powerful country to bring poor and weak countries under its domination with a view to commercially exploiting them is known as colonialism. Its foundation was laid on Mercantilism. In the beginning, Portugal and Spain were at the forefront of the race for colonialism but they laid

NCERT History Books For IAS

NCERT History Books For IAS- Both In English / Hindi: Class 6th NCERT History: History- Our Past I WHAT, WHERE, HOW AND WHEN? WHAT, WHERE, HOW AND WHEN? (Hindi) FROM HUNTING–GATHERING TO GROWING FOOD FROM HUNTING–GATHERING TO GROWING FOOD (Hindi) IN THE EARLIEST CITIES IN THE EARLIEST CITIES (Hindi) WHAT BOOKS AND BURIALS TELL US

Estimate of Alauddin Khilji (1296-1316)

Estimate of Alauddin Khilji (1296-1316): Alauddin Khilji was undoubtedly the greatest among the Sultans of Delhi. He established an undiluted despotism by bringing the Turkish nobles, the ulema, the Hindu landowners, the business community and the masses to a state of common subjection to his authority. He carried militarism to its apotheosis and demonstrated what