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As early as 2500 BC large cities emerged along the Indus River. Civilisation traded with Mesopotania and Egypt -> developed a distrinctibe culture The first and largest empire on the Indian subcontinent -> Mauryan Empire
Islamic invaders conquered northern India
The unification of large parts of India -> during the Mughal era where many buildings were built: for example The Taj Mahal
The British began to established an sinterest in India European countries arrived in India to gain acess to the country´s vealth.
The emperor asked the British East India Company for protection.
After a massiv revolt against the British, the last Mughal emperor was diposedand th British crown took over control -> turning India into the largest and most profitable colony of ist empire. Queen Victoria added " Empress of India" to her many titles
British rule in India, also known as "the raj" lasted util 1947. Mahatma Gandhi inspired the non-violent campaign of civil disobedience -> the british withdraw from the Indian subcontinent. Befoe withdrawing the British built a border to seperate the Hindu and muslim Population -> muslim Pakistan and non-religious india.
The two dominated parties in india are the Indian National Congress and the Indian People's Party -> there are 700 Million voters 10% of the world's millionaires live in Indis, but one third of the world´s poor
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