Religious Toleration

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The acceptance of people who held different religious beliefs.

Tamil

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The language of the Tamil people who live in southern India. These people where members of three kingdoms that were never conquered by the Mauryan Empire.

Theravada

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A sect of Buddhism focusing on the strict spiritual discipline originally advocated by the Buddha.

Civil Servise

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These were government jobs that people were able to get if they passed a written examination. The government of the Han emperor Wudi provided schools to study Confucianism so they would have educated people to fill these posts.

Arthasastra

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Written by Kautilya, one of Chandragupta's advisors, who wrote a ruler's handbook outlining how to rule a large empire. He suggested toughminded policies such as spying, and political assassination.

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