india2 - Profit for Europe- Indians paid low and treated...

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New religion born of meeting of Islam and Hinduism – Sikhism These days there are Sikhs who are muslims and Sikhs who are Hindu Religions conflict Become rulers- Mughal Empire – mid 16 th -mid 19 th centuries- strong militaristic state structure Europeans show up- colonial reasons- want to make money Spice trade appealing for money 16 th C. – Portugese and Spanish 17 th c.- Dutch and British Brits didn’t colonize out right at first Gave monopoly charter to private business entity East India Trading Company Made trade decisions Initial outsourcing Ran colonialism in India Produced profits Maintained British hold and influence
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Unformatted text preview: Profit for Europe- Indians paid low and treated unfairly Technological advancements Railroads, telegraphs, infrastructure Lasting impact on India Sepoy Mutiny 1857-58 Out of an Indian aristocrat-sponsored rebellion/revolution Was put down by the British Revolution wasnt centralized enough for success (no leadership) Sepoy- solider from India working for Britain The sepoys found out the grease they were given for their guns was made from pigs or cows- pigs are considered unclean by the Muslims and Cows are holy for the Hindu people- this upset them and fueled outrage...
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