Dec 18, 2022 โ€ข 9M

What can we learn from the 1757 Battle of Plassey? ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ

What did a win for the British East India Company over the Bengal Nawab mean in the broader context of India?

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The Battle of Plassey was a decisive victory of the British East India Company over a much larger force of the Nawab of Bengal and his French allies on 23 June 1757, under the leadership of Robert Clive. The battle helped the Company seize control of Bengal. Over the next hundred years, they seized control of most of the Indian subcontinent, Myanmar, and Afghanistan.

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