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1

What was Akbar able to do to the empire?

unite almost all of India

2

Which country devastated the legacy of Indian unity if Akbar?

British

3

Who was the most powerful indigenous ruling group during the reign of Akbar?

the Rajputs

4

How did Akbar solidify his rule and unity of India?

married multiple rajputs wives and did not make them convert to Islam

5

What did Akbar allow the Hindu elites below him?

maintain their religion and authority

6

Which group of people revered Akbar?

Sufis

7

What does "din-i ilahi" mean?

divine faith

8

Which religions did Akbar allow?

Hinduism, Jain, Buddhism, Jesuit, and Zoroastrian

9

What did Akbar declare himself that caused Muslim leaders to call him apostate?

god-like

10

What did Akbar remove on all non-muslims in the Empire?

the Mughal tax

11

Who replaced Humayun as the ruler of the Mughal Empire?

Akbar