Mughal Empire
• Babur (the Tiger) was leader of the TurkishMongul tribes
• Conquered Northern India
• Established the Mughal dynasty
• Practiced jihad and slaughtered all opposition
• Rebuilt India according to Islamic law
• Akbar was the most effective Mughal ruler
• Came to power when he was 13
• Abolished tax on non-muslims
• Had some Hindus in government
• Still endorsed periodic slaughter of nonMuslims as commanded in the Qur’an
• Mughal ruler Shah Alam II agreed to offer of
protection from the British East India
Company
• Later this company exiled the last Mughal
Emperor and imposed direct rule
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  • The death of Aurangzeb marked the end of expansion of the empire and was followed by rapid decline
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    1. 1. Mughal Empire
    2. 2. • Babur (the Tiger) was leader of the TurkishMongul tribes
    3. 3. • Conquered Northern India • Established the Mughal dynasty
    4. 4. • Practiced jihad and slaughtered all opposition • Rebuilt India according to Islamic law
    5. 5. • Akbar was the most effective Mughal ruler • Came to power when he was 13
    6. 6. • Abolished tax on non-muslims • Had some Hindus in government
    7. 7. • Still endorsed periodic slaughter of nonMuslims as commanded in the Qur’an
    8. 8. • Mughal ruler Shah Alam II agreed to offer of protection from the British East India Company
    9. 9. • Later this company exiled the last Mughal Emperor and imposed direct rule

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