how did the british persuade the later mughals to trust them as trading partners

Dear Student,

 The following points may help you:

a. During the reign of Aurangzeb, the company was granted concessions that allowed them to trade freely without any duties and that enabled them to expand their trade in Bengal.
b. After the death of Aurangzeb, the Nawabs of Bengal tried to assert their dominance and refused to grant company's concessions, the Nawabs rather wanted to check the expanding tendencies of the East India company and accused it of deceit.
c. However, because of the Company's refusal to pay taxes and  levying heavy duties on Indian goods entering Bengal, and continuous fortification of Calcutta, led to the outbreak of Battle of Plassey in 1757, which resulted in company's victory.
d. The company after the death of Aurangzeb, continued to press for more concessions and privileges.
e. Weak political leadership after the the death of Aurangzeb worked to the Company's advantage.
f. The company continued with the farman and demanded more privileges.
g. They also pitted one ruler against another to seek advantage.


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