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Cornwallis and Bentinck and the 1833 Act
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This lesson talks about Lord Cornwallis, the Cornwallis Code, and the governor generals between Cornwallis and Bentinck. It also talks about the Chartedr Act of 1813 under Lord Minto I and the Charter Act of 1833 under Bentinck.

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Nandini Maharaj
MA in Applied Human Rights from Sheffield Hallam University, BA (Hons.) History from LSR, reader, dancer, love to teach, AIR 42 in 2018 UPSC

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  1. CHARLES EARI COSWALLIS. 1783 CORNWALLIS TO BENTINCK BY NANDINI MAHARAJ


  2. ABOUT ME . BA (Hons.) in History from Lady Shri Ram .MA in Applied Human Rights from Sheffield Hallam University Love to teach, read and dance


  3. CONTENTS . LORD CORNWALLIS LORD HASTING LORD AMHERST CORNWALLIS CODE .SIR JOHN SHORE LORD WELLESLEY .SIR GEORGE BARLOW . LORD WILLIAM BENTINCK CHARTER ACT OF 1833 LORD MINTO I THE 1813 CHARTER ACT


  4. LORD CORNWALLIS Governor General of India from 1786-1793 Cornwallis Code 3rd Anglo Mysore War (1790-1792); Treaty of Seringapatam .


  5. CORNWALLIS CODE A body of legislation enacted 1793 to improve governance Had governing, policing, judicial and civil administrative provisions Separation of EIC officials in 3 branches: revenue, judicial and commercial Private trade forbidden . Permanent Settlement Judiciary reorganized


  6. SIR JOHN SHORE 1793-1798 Charter Act of 1793: Home government members to be paid out of revenues from India


  7. LORD WELLESLEY AND BARLOW Lord Wellesly (1798-1805) Introduction of the Subsidiary Alliance (Hyderabad first) . . 4th Mysore War (1798-99) 2nd Maratha War (1803-1805) . Sir George Barlow (1805-1807)


  8. MINTO AND CHARTER ACT OF 1813 .Lord Minto I (1807-1813) Charter Act of 1813 The act renewed the British East India Company's Charter Company's monopoly over Indian trade was terminated (except in tea); all British subjects could now trade in India Missionaries were allowed to preach in India connect with social reform movements


  9. MINTO AND CHARTER ACT OF 1813 The Company was to keep it's territorial and commercial accounts separate The Company was to invest Rs. 1 lakh p.a. in education in India The Act also empowered the local governments to impose some taxes .


  10. HASTINGS AND AMHERST . Lor Lord Francis Rawdon Hastings (1813-1823) .3rd Maratha War (1817-1818) Ryotwari System, under Munro Lord Amherst (1823-1828)


  11. CHARTER ACT OF 1833 Increased the strength of the Governor's Council from 3 (under Pitt's India Act) to 4. The fourth member had only legislative functions, not executive. Deprived Governors of Bombay and Madras of legislative powers (Act of 1773 made them subordinate to the Governor of Bengal) Codification of laws was to be initiated (the first law commission was set up in 1834)