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CurOn 1904 GOOD thing

IN 1904 he established a Criminal Investigstion department in every province

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Racism of universities act sense of superiority

THE 1904 universities Act increased British controls over the private colleges and universities governing bodies

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WHY was the universities act significant

It was close the heart of the middle class as it had given opportunities and they'd largely controlled it so when the act of 1904 came they saw it as an attack on their interest and as an insult to their capabilities

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Partition of bengal date

16th OCTOBER 1905

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WHAT did partition of Bengal do

Created a new largely Muslim province of east bengal, West Bengal and Assam

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WHAT did the partition do

It was done as a means of divide and rule as it raised tensions between Muslims and Hindus so that they were less likely to unite against the British

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Wen conducting the partition WHAT didn't curzon do

Didn't consuls Indian opinion about the partition and his act was blatantly devoid of respect for regional loyalties and traditions

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WHAT was the partition of BEngal date made

Outrage
It was declared an annual day of mourning

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Problem in western bengal

The BEngalid were outnumber by Bihar and Orissa

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How long was curzon ong office for

1899-1905

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Military thing curzon founded

The imperial cadet corps to give nobles a military role and the prospect of officer commissions

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Restored the

Taj Mahal

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Curzon reasoning for refusing to appoint more Indians to senior posts

Rather inclined to abdicate or to run away

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Baring made who minister of education

Appointed saad Zaghloul Pasha as minister of education

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Gorst

Reluctant to make unis but did in 1909,

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Gorst

Censorship

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Morley and monto did what in 1909

Indian Councils Act of 1909

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Indian councils act of 1909 did what

Enabled 27 Indians to be elected from provincial constituencies to the Viceroys council which advised viceroy in makings laws

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Further democratic reform 1910

In elections for enlarged provincial councils, 135 Indians were able to secure seats across the subcontinent and thus play a greater part in government at provincial level

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Harding did what

Moved capital from Calcutta to Delhi which had been capital of Moghul empire, however he did this as it was a Muslim stronghold and this undermined Hindu revolutionaries