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The French in India (in Hindi)
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This lesson covers the coming of the French in India and the 3 Carnatic (Anglo-French) wars. It also discusses why English succeeded in India as opposed to the rest of the European powers.

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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precisely grafted and nicely presented...thanks mam...
good pronunciation aix-la chepplle
Thank you Madam for your course

  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. THE FRENCH Last Europeans to come to India for trade 1664 Creation of French East India Company under Louis XIV: the company got 50 year monopoly on French trade in Indian and Pacific Oceans. 1667 First factory in India at Surat under Francios Caron 1669 Factory at Masulipatnam (patent from Sultan of Golconda)

  4. THE FRENCH 1673 Township at Chandranagore near Calcutta (permission from Mughal subahadar Shaista Khan) 1674 Francois Caron replaced by Francois Martin, who founded Pondicherry French suffered setbacks in India due to their involvement in wars in Europe Anglo-French rivalry in India resulted in 3 Carnatic Wars Carnatic Coromondel Coast and its hinterland Anglo- French rivalyin India resulted in 3 Carmatic Wars

  5. THE FIRST CARNATIC WAR 1740-48 .Between French and the Nawab of Carnatic Anwar-ud-din (on English request for help) Extension of Anglo-French struggles in Europe Ended with Treaty of Aix-La Chapelle (which ended the Austrian War of Succession) French got their territories in North America; British got Madras back

  6. THE SECOND CARNATIC WAR 1749-54 .Due to rivalry in India, ambitions of French Governor Joseph Francis Dupleix Ended with French authorities recalling Dupliex because of heavy losses during the war .End i Showed that European powers did not need countenance of Indian authority; Indian rulers becoming dependent on European powers

  7. THE THIRD CARNATIC WAR 1758-63 Due to wars in Europe .1760 Battle of Wandiwash (Tamil Nadu): English won No Europeans rivals for the English in India French confined to their enclaves

  8. THE CAUSES FOR ENGLIDH SUCCESS Structure of the English East India Company (private wnership) Military discipline and naval superiority Non-interference with native religions Stable situation in England Innovative credit policy