The Golden Age Of India Essay example

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For the next 1,500 years, different parts of India were ruled by Middle kingdoms, among which the famous Gupta Empire stood out. This period witnessed an intellectual resurgence of the Hindu religion. It can be called the "Golden Age of India". During this time, aspects of culture and religion spread to a lot of Asia, while kingdoms in southern India had sea trade with the Roman Empire. During this time, the Indian cultural influence spread over large areas of Southeast Asia. This would lead to the institution of Indian kingdoms in Southeast Asia.
In some parts of North India, Muslim rule started in the 13th century. The central Asia Turks would establish the Delhi Sultanate in 1206. In the early 14th century, The Delhi Sultanate ruled the major part of northern India. In the late 14th century, the Delhi Sultanate would see a decline. This would lead to the coming of several powerful Hindu states. The Mughals came from Asia and covered large parts of India gradually in the 16th century. By the early 18th century, the Mughal Empire suffered a slow decline, which in turn provided opportunities for other kingdoms to gain control over large areas.
Starting as early as the 1600’s, the British had a presence in India with the British East India Company. It was not until the 19th century that India saw the peak of British “Colonial Era” presence. The British took control over India during 1857 when Indian soldiers serving under the British flag conducted an armed mutiny.…

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