India’S Caste System Presentation

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Basic intro to India's caste system

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India’S Caste System Presentation

  1. 1. India’s Caste System
  2. 2. Four groups: <ul><li>Brahmins: Highest caste; most privileged. </li></ul><ul><li>Lawyers, doctors, businessmen </li></ul><ul><li>Ksatriyas: Warriors and rulers. Had to give their lives to protect the Brahmins and sacred animals (cows). </li></ul><ul><li>Vaisyas: Farmers and traders. Encouraged to give money to Brahmins & build Temples </li></ul><ul><li>Sudras: Serve the other three classes. Weavers and carpenters </li></ul>Brahmins Ksatriyas Vaisyas Sudras
  3. 3. The Untouchables/Dalit Caste <ul><li>Not even considered humans; dogs are treated better. </li></ul><ul><li>Do the worst jobs possible </li></ul>Young girls making cow dung patties for fuel

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