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1. In 1757, the _____________ was decisive in establishing British rule over India.
Battle of Plassey
British capture of Calcutta
death of Johm Byng
2. The East India Company had a strong authority over many parts of India and had _____________ over many Indian industries and trade goods.
only limited control
3. Compared to Mughal rule, the taxes on Indian land imposed by the East India Company were _____________.
about the same
4. Over time, the East Indian Company was able to extract ___________ tax revenue from Indian land.
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