The phrase is attributed to Benjamin Disraeli, the British prime minister from 1874 to 1881. His policies spurred the expansion of the British Empire, in which he called India "the brightest jewel in the crown". In 1876, Queen Victoria was proclaimed Empress of India, and British monarchs retained the title until 1947.
India had valuable resources that Europe wanted to exploit, like mineral ores and textiles. Even more importantly, it was both a huge source of cheap labor and a large market for British goods. As its largest colonial territory, India was the most important of the overseas possessions of the British Empire.
India was the centerpiece, the "Jewel in the Crown" of the empire. Trade with and eventual political dominance over India was what provided Britain with large parts of it's wealth in the 1700-1900's. India provided huge resources and massive markets for British factories and goods. It provided tax income, natural mineral wealth, and a population who were inducted into the British armies and civil services. Indian Clerks and Soldiers worked and fought around the Empire.
Much of the early Empire was built around India, areas conquered or "influenced" in order to provide routes to India, or protection for India. A framework like the metalwork around a diamond in a crown.
The central diamond in the British State Crown is called the "Heart of India" and is one of the largest diamonds in the world, if not the largest.
India was the jewel in the British Empire because at that time India was rich in spices, silk, indigo, gold, cotton and other products. India was both prosperous and rich. Traders who came to India gained riches. At that time pepper which was very famous and valuable in India was known as the black gold in the British empire.
India was the richest country in the world until the British came. It has spices, workforce, an enormous amount of wealth, excellent trading ports and obviously made Britain so much more richer. The British would call India the "jewel in the crown"
British soldiers were called Red Coats by the Bostonians. They were also called Red Coats by most other people who were not loyal to the British Crown.
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Get the shovel then call the number on the [if you have the phone] then vince and the grauds will leave. There is a jewel in the sphinx by alex strong
The Last Emperor of India was George VI The first Empress of India Was Victoria in 1857 There were many nations that made what we now call India each with a ruling Monarch, but the first mon arch to rule what is considered the precurssor to the Republic of India, the British Raj or British India was Victoria
Yes, Us Candians call them First nations, The British used to call them Indians because they thought they arrived in India.
Its called a clasp.
Because given the sheer size of India and the corresponding necessary size of a civil service, it would have been impossible for the British to rule India through a civil service that they would then have had to import from Great Britain. As it was, the Indian civil service adapted well to British laws and regulations and to Western-style administration. This made it possible for the British to have a efficient administration of India with a minimum of Staff imported from Britain.
To get the jewel you have to have the shovel and cell phone. Look at the number on the shovel and call it on the cellphone while in Giza. The person with the bachpack will then go looking for his cellphone because the number that you called was his. While he's inside get the jewel from his pack
British people call a faucet a tap.
Pharaohs wore the royal Deshret (Red Crown), Hedjet (White Crown), Peshent (Red and White Crown), Khepresh (Blue Crown) and Nemes (Head-Cloth Crown). The queens wore Cap-Crown or other fancy headdresses).
Well, India is becoming a hub for offshore call centers. In India Delhi, Banglore and Pune are considered as the hub for Call centers.
What Americans call pants, the British would call trousers.
Gandhi united the masses of India through his Civil disobedience movement against the British. His call for independence through non violence played a part,but Azad Hind Fouz's reach upto Kohima shivered the British and hastened in their announcement of India's independence.
It is usually on the paper to your left inside the jewel case.
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we call an long car in india a long car. what the hell do you think it is fool.
A severe storm in India is a monsoon.
They call it cream too.
We call baseball rounders.
They call them sinks.