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INDIA!. Albert Einstein said: “We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.”. A Brief History (pg. 609-610). The coast of India has been a site of trade for centuries.

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India

INDIA!

Albert Einstein said:

“We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.”


A brief history pg 609 610

A Brief History (pg. 609-610)

  • The coast of India has been a site of trade for centuries.

  • Arabs who traded with India conquered it in the 8th century.

  • 1498 De Gamma discovers India

  • British East India Trading Company


The mughal empire pg 610

The Mughal Empire (pg. 610)

  • 1526- Babur controls northern India

  • 1556- Akbar controls western India and parts of Eastern India

  • 1658- Aurangzeb controls south India


The mughal empire

The Mughal Empire

  • Descendants of Genghis Khan

  • Muslims

  • Akbar was their greatest known ruler


Akbar the great

Akbar the Great

  • 13 years old

  • Akbar's rule greatly influenced the culture

  • From religion to the arts Akbar made a huge impact.

  • He removed the Jizyah tax.

  • He was tolerant of other religions.


The arrival of the british

The Arrival of the British

  • 1600 Queen Elizabeth I gave trade rights to the East India Trade Company to trade in India

  • By 1818 Great Britain controlled the region

  • The British brought changes:

    • Technology: telegraph, railroads, steamships

    • Legal System: land ownership, English is the official language


Indian independence from britain

Indian Independence (From Britain)

  • 1885 the Indian National Congress was formed.

  • Mohandas Gandhi becomes leader of the Indian National Congress

  • He seeks Indian independent though non violent methods.


India and pakistan

India and Pakistan

  • India split into two countries

  • India- Hindu

  • Pakistan- Muslim

  • They fight over Kashmir which is a majority Muslim but in India.


The caste system

The Caste System

  • In India people are divided by wealth and occupation in the caste system

  • Braham's- Priests

  • Kshatriya- Rulers (governing functions)

  • Vaishya- Agriculture and traders

  • Shudra- serve the other three castes


Quiz true false

Quiz (True/ False)

  • 1. Gandhi was a peaceful leader of the Indian National Congress

  • 2. India was split into two countries called Into and Afghanistan.

  • 3. In India people are divided by wealth and occupation in the caste system.


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  • 4. In the 1800’s Spain controlled a majority of India.

  • 5. Akbar the great was intolerant of other Religions and forced a Tax on non Muslims.


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