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A document summarising the resolutions of the Indian National Congress in 1885
(By permission of The British Library, OIOC SW63)
The British Library: OIOC SW63; summary of Indian National Congress resolutions, 1885
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1 What impression does this source give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the treatment of native peoples in the British empire?
  • whether native people were involved in running their own countries?
  • the attitude of Indians towards British rule?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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