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Matriarchal

headed by the mother rather than the father

Patriarchal

headed by the eldest male family or group member

Mahayana

Buddhists that accepted the new doctrines by the first century A.D.

Theravada

Buddhists who held to the Buddha's stricter, original teachings

Silk Road

vast network of caravan routes used to bring will from China to Western Asia and then on to Rome

Monopoly

occurs when a group has exclusive control over the production and distribution of certain goods

Assimilation

the process of making conquered peoples part of the Chinese culture

Seleucus I

Chandragupta Maura defeated what general(s) in order to get more land?

Kalinga

Where did Asoka lose many soldiers and civilians?

Arthasastra

This priest created a ruler's handbook for running an empire.

Three kingdoms of Tamil people who had never been conquered by the Mauryans

What were often at war with each other in Southern India?

Chandra Gupta I

This leader took the title of the "Great King of Kings."

Brahama

Which Hindu god was known as the creator of the world?

Vishnu

Which Hindu god was known as the preserver of the world?

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