Chandragupta and Asoka
A comparison/contrast essay is one of the most typical essays used in Social Studies classes
because it offers us the opportunity as researchers of history to understand a subject or issues
better through the act of comparison. In this essay you will be comparing Chandragupta and
Asoka the two most notable leaders of the Mauryan Empire in Ancient India.
Compare and contrast Asoka and Chandragupta, in your opinión, who was the better leader?
You should choose three themes on which to focus as you examine the similarities and differences
of the two leaders. Possible ideas for themes include:
• Political Organization
• Style of rule
• Human Rights
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