St andard SSWH2 a. Describe the development of Indian civilization; include the rise and fall of the Maurya Empire, the “Golden Age” under Gupta, and the emperor Asoka. Early Indian Civilization. Early Indian Civilization. Maurya Empire (321 BCE – 185 BCE) Chandragupta Maurya
Standard SSWH2a. Describe the development of Indian civilization; include the rise and fall of the Maurya Empire, the “Golden Age” under Gupta, and the emperor Asoka.
Early Indian Civilization
Maurya Empire (321 BCE – 185 BCE)
1b) royal officials and secret police
2b) horrified Buddhism
2c) moral example and rejected violence.
“Golden Age” of the Guptas (AD 320 – AD 550)
Trade and farming …arts and learning.
Arabic numerals and developed the decimal system.
Zhou Dynasty (1027 BCE – 256 BCE)
5) Zhou accomplishments:
5b) money (coins)
6) fuedal lords
7) Shi Huangdi8) Authoritarian rewards for success and punishments9) abolished10) military spies11) killed prison12) Shi Huangdi accomplishments12a) weights and measures12b) (coin) money 12c) writing12d) Great Wall13) heavy taxes, forced labor, and cruel policies.
d. Explain the impact of Confucianism on Chinese culture; include the examination system, the Mandate of Heaven, the status of peasants, the status of merchants, and the patriarchal family, and explain diffusion to Southeast Asia, Japan, and Korea.
4a) Correct behavior
4b) place in society
Father to son
Elder brother to younger brother
Husband to wife
Ruler to subject
Friend to friend (equal)
6) Korea, Japan, and Vietnam
7) examination system
8) Strict laws and impose harsh punishments
10) Nature and rejected conflict
11) The Way of Virtue