← India Quizlet Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Who was born in the powerful kingdom of Magadha? What empire did he start? Chandragupta Maurya. Mauryan Empire Who did he battle for the control of India? How big was his army? Seleucus I. A vast army: 600,000 soldiers on foot, 30,000 soldiers on horseback, and 9,000 elephants. What are some of the toughminded policies he used to hold the empire together? Spying on the people and employing political assassination. What did Chandragupta do to avoid being killed? What religion did he end up following? How did he die? He made servants taste all his food, he slept in a different room every night. Jainism. He fasted until he starved to death. Who was his grandson? What religion did he promote? Asoka. Buddhism. Why did Asoka improve conditions on the roads? To make travel easier for his officials and to improve communication. What title did Chandra Gupta take in 1.D 320? Great King of Kings Give 6 precious resources that have been valuable items of exchange for India. Spices, diamonds, sapphires, gold, pearls, ebony. What road did Central Asian nomads tell Indians about? Why was it called this? Silk Road. They traded silk from China to western Asia. What would Indian traders from southern India go to Southeast Asia to get? Who would they sell them to? Spices. Merchants in Rome. What would India import from Africa? Ivory and gold. Was there banking in India? Yes. Give three places in Southeast Asia where Indian influence was strong because of traders. Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesian Island of Java. In 1494 who inherited a kingdom? Babur What does Akbar mean? Did he believe a king must be aggressive? Greatest one. Yes Did he believe in religious toleration? Yes. What was the language spoken by the common people? What was it a mixture of? Hindi. Persian and a local language. What was the nonviolent group that was similar to Hinduism? Sikhs Who was Shar Jahan's wife? What monument did her build for her? Who was his son? What did he do to his father? Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal. Aurangzeb. Locked him in jail and left to die. Who were the first Europeans to reach India? What were 3 other European countries that came in? Italians. England, Spain, Portugal.