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“Pakistan Studies” 2059/01 History Notes for O’ Levels

Here are some helpful notes for candidates attempting for O’ level 2059/01 (History and culture of Pakistan).

Hope that these notes will help you a lot.



Fall of Mughal Empire————————————————————————–

Reformers:SWU, SASB, HSU & SSAK—————————————————-


War of Independence—————————————————————————-

Bengal Partition———————————————————————————–

Simla Deputation———————————————————————————

Muslim League————————————————————————————

Morley-Minto Reforms————————————————————————–

Lucknow Pact————————————————————————————-

Rowlatt Act—————————————————————————————–

Khilafat Movement——————————————————————————-

Delhi Proposals———————————————————————————–

Simon Commission—————————————————————————–

Nehru Report————————————————————————————–

Jinnah’s 14 Points——————————————————————————-

Allahabad Address——————————————————————————

Round Table Conferences——————————————————————–

Government of India Act 1935—————————————————————

1937 Elections————————————————————————————

Congress Rule————————————————————————————

Pakistan Resolution—————————————————————————–

Cripps Mission————————————————————————————

Gandhi-Jinnah Talks—————————————————————————-

Simla Conference——————————————————————————–

1945 Elections————————————————————————————

Cabinet Mission Plan—————————————————————————

3rd June Plan—————————————————————————————



Liaquat Ali Khan———————————————————————————-

Malik Ghulam Muhammad——————————————————————–

Iskander Mirza————————————————————————————

Ayub Khan—————————————————————————————–

Yahya Khan—————————————————————————————-

Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto——————————————————————————-




Benazir Bhutto————————————————————————————

Nawaz Sharif—————————————————————————————Benazir Bhutto————————————————————————————-

Nawaz Sharif—————————————————————————————-

Selected Mark Scheme 2006,2007,2008,2009——————————————–


Fall of Mughal Empire


·        The collapse of the Mansabdari System.

The local rulers that were ruling the parts of Mughal Empire on behalf of the Mughals started rising after the death of Aurangzeb as there was not strong ruler in Dehli.

·        The religious policies of the Aurangzeb

The religious policies of Aurangzeb such as ban on Suttee, Gambling, and drinking wine offended the large Hindu contingent of the Mughal Empire.

·        Arrival of the British

The British soon became strong as there was no check on their activities from a strong ruler in the centre. They also attracted the people by bring new innovations to the infrastructure in India. Not only this they also assisted the local rulers to rise against the Mughals and weaken the foundation of the Empire.

  • Foreign intruders like the Persians Nadir Shah and Ahmad Shah Abdali.

The Persians has been looking forward to the weakening Mughal Empire since the death of Aurangzeb and Nadir Shah seized the opportunity to plunder the Mughal Empire in 1738. AD

·        Wars of Succession between the Mughal Royal Family.

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    On April 4, 2012 at 8:25 am

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