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Mauryan Empire
*231bc-Chandragupta=power by assas.
*330bc=over 2,000 mi.
Asoka
*Chandragupta's grandson=power 296bc
*conquered at first but hated slaughter
*height of Mauryan emp-rule by buddism
*huge stone pillars with edicts:policies
*built extensive roads
*religious tolerance
*232bc=death
Religious Toleration
*acceptance of people with different religious beliefs
*encouraged by Asoka
Tamil
*language spoken by the Tamil People
*live in Southern India
*never conquered by Mauryans
*often at war with one another
Gupta Empire
*Second Empire
* started with Chandra Gupta I
*Gupta= power by marriage
Patriarchal
*families headed by the eldest male
*most families
Matriarchal
*families headed by the mother
*Souther India and Tamil Groups
*property and throne passed through women