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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

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Early indian civilization

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

Early indian civilization1

Early Indian Civilization

Maurya Empire (321 BCE – 185 BCE)

Chandragupta Maurya

1a) Maurya

1b) royal officials and secret police

2) Asoka

2a) violent

2b) horrified Buddhism

2c) moral example and rejected violence.

2d peace and prosperity 2e missionaries stone pillars

2d) peace and prosperity2e) Missionaries … Stone pillars

“Golden Age” of the Guptas (AD 320 – AD 550)


Golden Age

Trade and farming …arts and learning.

Arabic numerals and developed the decimal system.

7 vaccinating 8 stupas 9 civil war and foreign invaders 10 1 000 years

7) Vaccinating8) Stupas9) Civil war and foreign invaders.10) 1,000 years

Early chinese civilization

Early Chinese Civilization

Zhou Dynasty (1027 BCE – 256 BCE)

1 zhou grew and prospered 2 called the mandate of heaven 3 mandate of heaven 4 feudal
1) Zhou grew and prospered.2) Called The Mandate of Heaven3) Mandate of Heaven4) feudal

5) Zhou accomplishments:

5a) economy

5b) money (coins)

5c) silk

5d) books

6) fuedal lords

Early indian civilization

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.



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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.

Confucianism 1 social order and good government 2 teaching 3 analects

Confucianism1) social order and good government.2) teaching3) Analects

4a) Correct behavior

4b) place in society

4c five relationships

4c) Five Relationships:

Father to son

Elder brother to younger brother

Husband to wife

Ruler to subject

Friend to friend (equal)

4d filial piety 5 chinese rulers government jobs
4d) filial piety5) Chinese rulers … government jobs

6) Korea, Japan, and Vietnam

7) examination system


8) Strict laws and impose harsh punishments

9) Qin

10) Nature and rejected conflict

11) The Way of Virtue