The hundred years between the Battle of Plassey (1757) to the outbreak of Revolt of 1857- Sepoy Mutiny was marked by a series of, sporadic popular uprising.
The major effect of national awakening in the 19th century was seen in the field of Religious and Social Reform Movements. The newly educated persons increasingly revolted against rigid social conventions and outdated customs.
Revolt of 1857- Sepoy Mutiny (Also regarded as India’s First War of Independence) was an extremely important event in Modern Indian history.
The British expansion and consolidation of British Power in India saw its beginning with the Battle of Plassey (1757), Battle of Buxar (1764)
India on the eve of British conquests: After the weakening of the Mughal Empire, several regional power consolidated on the Indian Territory.
European and British Conquest in India: First to come to India as traders were the Portuguese, Dutch, the British and the French followed.