Cabinet Mission April 1946

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A-Levels India History Mind Map on Cabinet Mission April 1946, created by jacksearle on 05/21/2013.

Created by jacksearle over 6 years ago
Impact of Churchill
Outbreak of WWII
1st Non-Cooperation Movement 1919/Khilafat
Physics Review!
Nicholas Weiss
Adriana Forero
Government of India Act 1935
1930-1934 Timeline
The Neil Cripps Mission 1942
Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms 1919
1937 Elections/Lahore Resolution 1940
Cabinet Mission April 1946
1 Stated Aim
1.1 To listen to Indian's ideas on how they could set up an independent state
1.1.1 Set up provisions for independence
2 Actual Aim
2.1 Confidential Brief
2.1.1 Create positive desire for a speedy transfer of power
3 Key Members
3.1 Actual Leader
3.1.1 Stafford Cripps President of Board of Trade trying to make up for failure of 1942 mission - over eager Held secret meetings Made his love of Gandhi public Shows he's biased towards Congress
3.2 Stated Leader
3.2.1 Pethick-Lawrence SoSI - should be basically in charge Aging genial socialist Wanted independence so much that he just agreed to every demand No Bargaining power Pathetic Lawrence - Promises too much
3.3 3rd Key Member
3.3.1 AV Alexander First Lord of The admiralty Very traditional Labour Politican Would expect right wing tory views as he's a military man
4 Gandhi's view
4.1 Wanted power to be transferred to Congress
4.1.1 As they won the elections so have the right to make decisions about India
5 Jinnah View
5.1 Knew he would never get Pakistan if Congress put in charge
5.2 Also knew British needed Muslim cooperation to avoid disorder
5.3 Jinnah avoided confrontation and just wanted for British to make their decision
5.4 Wants to keep British in Power, not Congress
6 Two Important Minorities ignored by Cabinet Mission
6.1 Princely States
6.1.1 Princes have treaties to say that British cannot force them to become part of new independent state
6.1.2 Don't want British to leave - will lose power
6.2 Sikhs
6.2.1 Geographically, gonna be on borders on Muslim States Also would like own independent state

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