Development of early civilization along the Indus River
The Indus valley civilization
Migration into northwest India
The caste system forms in India
The first of the Vedas, or ancient Hindu scriptures, is composed.
Early Hinduism with rituals, a divided society, reincarnation,and karma
The religion Jainism begins.
The first great civilization of India, the Mauryan Empire, forms, covering most of the sub-continent
The Sanskritic Culture not only develop ed but it also spread
Central Asian tribes are invaded
Many invasions of Huns and other Asian tribes destroy Gupta empire.
the south is now dominated continuing the conflict with cho71las
Mughal empire unifies North and parts of South India under its rule
Establishment of trading outposts in India:
Dutch (1609); English (1612); French (1674)
Political dominance of British introduces Western culture, language, methods of government, technology into urban administrative centers.
Gandhi works as a lawyer and activist in South Africa for the rights of Indians.
Mahatma Gandhi launches anti-British civil campaign.
India and Pakistan gained independence from British rule and Partition of British India
War between East and West Pakistan results in separation of Pakistan into two states: Pakistan and Bangladesh