Imperialism in South Asia. The Mughal Empire =. Muslim—ruled most of India & Pakistan 16 th --17th c . Brought Islam to S.Asia. Muslim Changes to India: consolidated small kingdoms (Muslim & Hindu) religious tolerance-- mostly A style of architecture (Taj Mahal).
Hindu = majority religion
Mughals = tolerant of Hindus
but differences between H
& M = tension(based on different ideas, customs, culture, beliefs)
India Co. =
Not Brit gov’t…but almost…
BEI = so powerful, had paid army—Indian Sepoys—British officers were in charge of sepoys whose job it was to protect the land