Ashoka Research Paper

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Bindusara and his son Ashoka
Bindusara succeeded his father in 298 B.C. He continued his father's conquests by expanding the Mauryan power to central India. In 272 B.C., Ashoka took his father’s place. Ashoka was the most remarkable emperor in all of India. He focused more on religion after the war against Kalinga. When he was on the throne, he converted to Buddhism. He had a theory he could reign in peace. Since then, he created the spread of Buddhism. On one mission, Ashoka’s son, Mahinda went to Sri Lanka and southeast Asia. These lands and modern day countries practice Buddhism, such as China, Korea, Vietnam, Tibet, Burma, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia. This would not have happened if Ahsoka did not force a policy. According to World History
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