Q) Several Anglo-French conflicts occurred in the eighteenth century, and the Carnatic Wars were an extension of those conflicts. In light of this statement, discuss the causes and consequences of the Carnatic Wars. (15 marks, 250 words)
अठारहवीं शताब्दी में कई एंग्लो-फ्रांसीसी संघर्ष हुए, और कर्नाटक युद्ध उन संघर्षों का विस्तार थे। इस कथन के आलोक में कर्नाटक युद्धों के कारणों और परिणामों की विवेचना कीजिए।
Demand of the Question– This question requires understanding of the role of various Foreign powers in India in the 18th century, especially Anglo-French wars. Their reasons of origin, its impact on the Indian subcontinent and the World, and consequences of these over future discourse of history.
Directive Word– Discuss- This keyword demands addressing the reasons of origin of the wars, its impact on India and consequences of these with reasons and broad analysis.
Structure of the Answer
Intro– Start by mentioning the timeline of the Anglo-French Wars and Carnatic wars along with the location where they were being pursued in India as well as in the World.
Body– In the first part, mention a small section to distinguish the Anglo-French wars and Carnatic wars and how Carnatic wars are an extension of the Anglo-French wars. In the next section provide the origin and reasons for this rivalry. Incorporate the role of other major powers of the world of those times. In the next section, mention its impact on the Indian subcontinent, including various dimensions. In the same section, mention the impact of these wars on the World and places of their engagement. In the last section, mention the consequence and further discourse these wars led to.
Conclusion– State the importance of these wars in establishment and consolidation of British power to rule for next 100 years.
Part of Syllabus– GS Paper –1 Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present significant events, personalities, issues.