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Unformatted text preview: Humayan (1530 - 1556) Intelligent, but very lazy. Died after falling off of a horse because he smoked too much opium. Akbar (1556 - 1601) Massive army Heaviest artillary Tolerant of Hindu religion. Became hostile towards Islam. Jahanagir (1605 - 1628) Wife ran empire. Jaha (1628 - 1658) Remembered for building the Taj Mahal. Had thirteen kids. English through French out of India. East India Company Controlled by English World-wide monopoly. EIC drives Mughals into submission. Sir Robert Clive Director of EIC in 1750s In charge of Navy Within ten years, captured by English. Why countries have a colony: 1. Raw materials (cotton) 2. Fixed market Led to massive famines in India. 3. Military bases 4. Taxes...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course HST 104 taught by Professor Unsure during the Spring '07 term at UMass Dartmouth.
- Spring '07