• TB --> pp. 80-82. 
  • Slides.


  • To explain the consequences for Indian history stemming from two centuries of Persian rule and from Alexander the Great's short-lived invasion of the Indus valley.
  • To describe the characteristics and accomplishments of the reign of Chandragupta Maurya.
  • To explain how the Mauryan Empire changed under the leadership of Ashoka.
  • To discuss reasons why Ashoka is regarded as one of the most remarkable rulers in world history, especially among rulers in ancient times.


  Chandragupta Maurya   Ashoka   "officials of righteousness"   edict
  Kushans  Bactrians


  On a map of South Asia, color in the areas controlled by the Maurya rulers and
  label the capital at Pataliputra.



Multiple Choice



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