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Western Civ. Chapter 7 Study Guide

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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?