India Under Different Rulers (Fatima and Hannah)

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In History
  • Feb 14, 1483

    Babur

    -He was the first Mughal emporer and was a descendant of Gengis.
    -Tolerated Hinuism.
    -Had great ideas about civilization, architecture, and administration.
  • Oct 14, 1542

    Abu Akbar

    -Grandson of Babur.
    -One of their best rulers.
    -Believed in religious tolerence.
    -Ended the tax on non-muslims.
    -Non-muslims were not forced to obey Islamic laws.
    -Changed the capital to Fatehpur Sikri.
  • Aug 30, 1569

    Jahangir

    -Akbar's son
    -His court included large numbers of Indian Hindus.
    -He began building monuments and gardens.
    -Changed the language to Urdu.
  • shah Jahan

    -Commissioned the Taj Mahal, it symbolizes stability, power, and confidence.
    -Moved the capital to the Red Fort in Delhi.
    -Raised taxes which agrivated people within the empire.
  • BEIC introduction to India

    -Arrived by royal charter in 1600
    -The charter granted a monopoly of all English trade in all lands touched by the Inian Ocean.
  • Arrival

    -Arrived in the port of Surat
    -Thomas Roe talked with the Mughal Emperor and gained the right to build a factory in Surat.
    -English communities developed around the major towns.
  • Establishment of British Companies

    -First companies established.
    -Won trading concessions for the Mughal Empire by defeating the Portuguese.
  • Aurangzeb

    -Jahan's son
    -Expanded the Mughal empire.
    -Ended religious tolerance and imposed laws to support this idea.
    -Kingdom began to seperate and the East India Company began to take over.
  • Militant Mercantilism

    -the company was militarily dominant over South India and rapidly extending northward.
  • Growth of Mughal Empire Map

    Growth of Mughal Empire Map
  • Collaspe of Mughal empire

  • Treaty

    -Mughal emperor signed a treaty with East India Company, allowing it to govern the state of Bengal.
    -This provided EIC with tax revenues.
  • Expansion of British power

    -collected taxes
    -Their control allowed them to control their mercantilst system which allowed them to get a big profit.
  • Mutiny of 1857

  • British Rule

    East India Company was removed and the British government itself decided to run India.