Essays on four causes why the British pursued an expansionist policy in India


The English East India Company from the very beginning desired to have political control over the country with ulterior motive of procuring wealth of India.

First, with the treasury of Bengal in their hand after the acquisition of Diwani the English Company was now bent on acquiring territories in India.

Second, another factor that led to the expansionist policy was the increased military strength.


Particularly, the British soldiers brought in India during the Anglo- French struggle immensely increased the military strength so much needed for the conquest of territories in India.

Third, the mutual rivalry among the native rulers provided the British the opportunity to undertake a policy of expansionism.

Fourth, the imperialist policy of the British government also encouraged the English East India Company to pursue a policy of expansionism.

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