compare and contrast the schools of Buddhism.

There are various schools within Buddhism, which you have learned about this week. In this assignment, share what you have learned about Buddhism overall, and compare and contrast the schools of Buddhism.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you do the following:

Summarize the history of Buddhism and the life of the Buddha.
Explain the basic teachings and moral aspects of Buddhism, including the three marks of reality, the Four Noble Truths, and the Noble Eightfold Path
Compare the three major Buddhist traditions–Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana–and how each tradition developed from the early teachings.
Include citations and references throughout your paper. APA formatting is preferred but not required.

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Approximately 250 words