The British Empire
Invasion of India
TASK 2 - Complete the questions on page 117
a) What is a trading station?
b) List the European countries that set up trading stations in India in the 1600s.
c) Why do you think these countries were so interested in India
a) What was the East India Company?
b) Explain how the company gradually took control of most of India
c) Why was the Battle of Plassey a significant event in Britain's takeover of India
Create a poster or leaflet explaining how the British made money from trading with India? Use source C on page 117 to inspire you