Empires: Maurya and Gupta What I love about this lesson



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Empires: Maurya and Gupta

What I love about this lesson:

  1. After a particularly bloody battle, a powerful emperor renounces violence and encourages nonviolence and compassion.

  2. During its golden age, Indian scholars invent new concepts that greatly improved the ability of mathematicians and scientists to understand the natural world.

  3. While there were often periods of tremendous fragmentation and great cultural diversity, there were also forces uniting the diverse people of the subcontinent.


Quick Review: Describe significant characteristics of the Indus River Valley.

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Who were the Aryans? Why were they important?

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What were the forces that increased fragmentation in the Indian subcontinent?

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What two empires inspired future Indian empire-builders?

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Describe three important accomplishments of the Mauryan Empire.

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Describe the reign of King Ashoka before the Battle of Kalinga.

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State the critical effects of Ashoka’s conversion on the Mauryan Empire after the Battle of Kalinga.

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How did Ashoka contribute to the spread of Buddhism?

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What were the Edicts of Ashoka?

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Describe India after the collapse of the Mauryan Empire.

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Why is the Gupta Empire referred to as the Golden Age of Hindu Culture?

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How was India similar to Western Europe after the collapse of the Roman Empire?

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Provide three more reasons for India’s fragmentation.

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Discuss four facts about Indian Ocean Trade.

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Critical Thinking:
Create one thesis statement for this lesson.

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Provide three facts to support your thesis statement.

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Write an introduction for an essay supporting your thesis.

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