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Syllabus and Exam Weightage for Class 12 History

The new pattern for CBSE Class 12 History requires students to work a bit more hard for acing the exam which is based on the CBSE Class 12 History syllabus. The syllabus of History Class 12 CBSE has been updated on Extramarks from which the students of Class 12 can prepare the CBSE 12 History syllabus with ease. Below are the topics included in the syllabus of History Class 12. 

Kinship, Caste, and Class Early Societies
Thinkers, Beliefs and Buildings Cultural Developments
An Imperial Capital: Vijayanagara
Kings and Chronicles The Mughal Courts
Colonial Cities Urbanisation, Planning, and Architecture
Understanding Partition Politics, Memories, Experiences

India is a farmers' country and a vast number of Indians are engaged in agriculture. Mahatma Gandhi realized that his priority during the struggle for freedom was on solving the farmers' problems. He looked like peasants. His role in Indian politics started at Champaran when he tackled the farmers' problems successfully. He stood up for producers against British government excesses such as high taxes, and punitive tax collections.

Among all of the above, intrigue has also overshadowed Mahatma Gandhi's identity. Many thought he possessed supernatural powers. Stories circulated that those who spoke ill of Mahatma Gandhi went through natural calamities.
Farmers thus viewed Mahatma Gandhi as their protector and many still believed he had the power to perform miracles. Poorest of disadvantaged Indians eat foods that have salt as one of their main ingredients. The British government introduced salt tax and the production of salt was banned indigenously. It was about becoming a huge burden on India's poor people. The following are some important points about salt law.
1. The salt law was intended to lead to the monopoly of salt production and distribution. It was to petrol rates, and to that was added the government's tax imposed.
2. People were denied access to natural salt and destroyed tons of that salt.
3. The salt law was also an assault on the local village business.
Salt law was therefore extremely unpopular, and it became an important issue of the struggle. Contemporary newspapers are an important source of national movement study. The significance as a source of history with respect to the Indian Freedom Movement lay bare following points.

(A) Many of the recent publications have been written by those involved in the fight for freedom. For illustration, Motilal Nehru issued the National Herald, and Dawn was further issued by Mr Jinnah. Such papers were mouthpieces, which represented important protest voices. Accordingly, they have made important sources of information about the freedom movement.
(B) Newspapers publish on a daily basis and their coverage is, therefore, more comprehensive than any other medium may be. The chances of misreporting are lower as they report on extremely recent events. More reading various newspapers makes our reading healthy and free from discrimination.

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