He is considered primarily responsible for introducing the Western education system in India. He wrote extensively as an essayist, on contemporary and historical sociopolitical subjects, and as a reviewer. His The History of England was a seminal and paradigmatic example of Whig historiography , and its literary style has remained an object of praise since its publication, including subsequent to the widespread condemnation of its historical contentions which became popular in the 20th century. Macaulay served as the Secretary at War between and , and as the Paymaster-General between and He played a major role in the introduction of English and western concepts to education in India , and published his argument on the subject in the "Macaulay's Minute" in He supported the replacement of Persian by English as the official language , the use of English as the medium of instruction in all schools, and the training of English-speaking Indians as teachers.
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As the minority party, the Whigs had become identified with progressivism and eventually liberalism. During the parliamentary session of March , the House considered a Reform Bill which would enfranchise the British middle-class. The Bill[…]did enfranchise the British middle class.
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