Apr 21, 1526
The First Battle of PanipatMughal Empire conquered northern India.
Mughal leader: Babur
-He was the first of the Great Mughals.
-He invaded and conquered India.
Dec 30, 1530
India gets a new leaderHumayun ascends the throne at Agra at the age of 23.
-He was the eldest of Babur's sons
-He helped his father with the conquest of India
Feb 14, 1556
Akbar the Great-Succeeded Humayun
-He was born in exile and ascended the throne ath the age of 13
-He conquered massive new territories including much of Rajasthan, created a long lasting civil and military administrative system
British East India Company-War breaks out between France and Great Britain
-Robert Clive and Admiral Watson bombarded and captured Chandannagar
Chandannagar-It was restoed to the French, but retaken by the British in 1794 during the Napoleonic Wars
Th beginning of European influence on India-It was a time when Europeans got involved in trade and commerce
-Before 1857, Europeans arrived in India from time to time, but they were only isolated incidents
Indians Rebel-A garrison commander was shocked when 85 of the 90 sepoys refused to accept
-The British handled the crisis badly. The soldiers who had disobeyed were jailed.
-The next day, on May 10, 1857, the sepoys rebelled
Outbreak of WWI