Social Studies - 2019-20
WHII.6c - Mughal Empire
The student will apply social science skills to understand the political, cultural, geographic, and economic conditions in Asia from about 1500 A.D. (C.E.) to about 1800 A.D. (C.E.) by
c) describing the location and development of social and cultural patterns in India, with emphasis on the Mughal Empire and coastal trade;
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
Descendants of the Mongols, the Muslim Mughal (Mogul) rulers, established an empire in northern India.
The Mughal Empire traded with European nations.
Much of southern India remained independent and continued international trade.
Location of the Mughal Empire
Contributions of Mughal rulers
Spread of Islam into India
Art and architecture: Taj Mahal
Establishment of European trading outposts
Influence of Indian textiles on the British textile industry
Trade with European nations
Portugal, England, and the Netherlands competed for the Indian Ocean trade by establishing coastal ports on the Indian subcontinent.
Southern India traded silks, spices, and gems.