320s BC military leader who seized control of the entire northern part of India
Give up his throne
What did Candragupta have to give up when he decided to become a Jainist monk?
Become a Jainist Monk
What did Candragupta decide to do in 301 BC?
His son became the emperor
What happened to his throne when he became a monk?
Who is Asoka?
Who was the strongest of all the Mauryan emperors?
What religion did Asoka convert to?
Not to start any more wars of conquest
What did Asoka promise to do?
Improved the lives of people
What did Asoka do with his free time now that he wasn't busy with wars?
His sons faught each other for power and the Mauryan empire fell apart
What happened after Asoka died?
By going to war with other kingoms and conquering them
How did the Mauryans gain control of most of India?