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15 Cards in this Set

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Which Indian ruler believed that "government is the science of punishment"?
Chandragupta Maurya
Why did the people of the Indus Valley settle where they did?
The area had the best conditions for agriculture.
Why were the Aryans able to take the farmland away from the native people in India?
They had horses.
The people of Mohenjo-Daro disappeared. What is one possible reason?
The people wre the victims of an earthquake or a flood.
What religion teaches that people should seek love, truth, the joy of knowledge, and a calm mind?
Most Indus Valley cities were alike in what way?
They were built with similar street layouts.
What is another name for Buddha?
the Enlightened One
The Aryan religion developed into another religion. What was it?
Which religion teaches that life on Earth is a struggle between the forces of light and the forces of darkness?
What happened after Ashoka's death?
500 years passed before India was united again.
Zarathustra changed the religious beliefs of the Persians. How?
He taught to believe in only two gods.
Who ruled during the time of the India's Golden Age?
Chandragupta II
Which leader created the Persian Empire?
Cyrus the Great
Darius improved the communications within the Persian Empire? How?
He used couriers who rode horses to carry messages aacross the empire.
What is another name for the Enlightened One?