The period between the 4th century and 6th century BCE is well known as the Golden Age of India because of the big achievements Indians made in the areas of mathematics, astronomy, science, religion, and philosophy in the Gupta Empire.
The first Mahamastak Abhishek festival was celebrated to celebrate Buddhism.
A Chinese Buddhist pilgrim called Fa Hsien at the age of 65 walked to India from China. He started on foot and returning by sea in 413 BCE
200 B.C.E-400 C.E
Indo-scythian kingdom, a group of people migrated to Central Asia and South Asia the built a kingdom and then Chandragupta the second (Gupta Empire) destroyed the scythians (sakas) entire kingdom leaving it in ruins.
The start of the Golden Age and the King Chandragupta.
Ramayana teaches us the values of ideology, devotion, duty, relationships, dharma and karma.
The king Ashoka led the Mauryan and conquered India. He owned 9000 war elephants.
The king of the Maurya Empire was Ashoka. At first he was a king known for his cruelty but he soon emphasized Gandhi. His reputation change to non violence. He was king from 268-232 BCE. The Mauryan Empire conquered almost all the whole subcontinent, moving itself as far south as Mysore. The Mauryan empire conquered nearly the entire subcontinent, extending itself as far south as Mysore. It was from 268 BCE to 231 BCE.
He owned 9000 war elephants and he owned thousands of warriors all armed well
Ashoka (268-31 BC), the Mauryan empire conquered the entire subcontinent, extending itself as far as Mysore. Under the king Ashoka conquered Orissa, so many of his men died. Maurya empire, and it collapsed only 100 years after his death.Ashoka raided india for 26 years straight.
Originally a Hindu, Ashoka converted to Buddhism in 262 BCE because so many of his soldiers died in the battle of Kalinga
The Greeks returned and conquered the Punjab. At this time buddhism was so influential that the Greek king Menander converted himself. Kingdoms loved buddhism it stay around for 100 years with occasionally fighting
The Mughal empire is when six emperors were the leaders of India. The Mughal empire lasted for more than 200 years.
Babur fought over his relatives for the throne. He founded the Mughal empire and was the first emperor of the Mughal empire. He was the emperor until 1530
Humayun was a ineffective leader, because he wasn't a strong leader.
Akbar was said to be the best leader. He expanded India all the down to the Krishna river. He also let people follow the religion that people wanted to follow.
Jahangir, Akbar's son became the new emperor.
Shah Jahan was the new emperor. He built many important buildings, such as the Taj Mahal, Pearl Mosque, the Royal Mosque, and the Red Fort.
Aurungzebe was the new emperor. He trapped his father because he was raising taxes. He did that also to become the emperor himself. After he died, his 3 sons disputed over succession and the Mughal empire crashed, leading into the Colonial era.
The Vedic era was the base for Hinduism. the Vedic people came from the north over the Himalayas.
The Rig-Veda is a religious text, kind of like the bible.
They invaded from the north, no one knows exactly where they were from though.
It was difficult because the Doab was thickly forested; the Aryans slowly burned and settled the Doab until they reached the Ganges.
They moved after discovering iron tools
Janapadas are small cities that they ruled over
When it came the Brahmans and priests were “at the top”
The Mahajanapadas era was a big part of Indian history. In the Mahajapadas era buddhism was created, Alexander the Great took over northern India and kings cyrus and darius conquered most of India.
The British were interested in the tea and spices that India had. In 1600 the British started trading in India through the East India Company. The British ruled India from 1600 to 1835.
The British were interested in the tea and spices that India had. In 1600 the British started trading in India through the East India Company. The British ruled India from 1600 to 1947
The creation of the East India company marks the start of the Colonial Era. The East India company was a trade company.
Queen Elizabeth approves of a charter allowing the existence of the east India trading company in India.
The East India Company takes 12 trips to India and trades goods for tea and spices.
In 1619 Raj gained Jahangir’s permission to build a British factory in Surat.
The Raj was like a noble man and gave the British more influence.