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Alison Lindsay 1/12/09 Review sheet Caste system Def: Indians believed they were born in a caste (social group). It was the Aryan government H.S: It determined what job, who they could marry, and what group they can socialize Ex: Brahman, Kshatriyas, Vaisyas, Sudras, and untouchables Casta Def: lineage or heritage. Came from the 1 st c Portuguese Caste Def: a social class system, came from the Aryans Aryan rule Def: they used reincarnation to govern the people and put them in the caste system H.S.: People did not complain about their class or job Brahma Def: the creator of the universe, holds a lotus, has four heads, keeps track of time on a string of beads Vishnu Def: The preserver, snake, chakra Shiva Def: the Destroyer, flames and drums, foot stamps out ignorance Reincarnation Def: the rebirth of an individual’s soul in a different form after death H.S.: People believed that they deserved the life they got, so they did not complain, and they worked hard to move up in their next life. Without reincarnation, the Aryan government would
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