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Unformatted text preview: Caste - A caste is a social level or class. In Hindu India, the caste system is especially intricate and influential; under this system, a person is born into a specific caste and may never leave it. The castes span a wide range, the highest being the Brahmin caste, the lowest being the untouchables. Delhi - The capital of India under the Raj East India Company - The British trading company that dominated India in the 18th century. Hartal - In Indian tradition, this is a day of fasting, prayer, and abstention from work. Hindu - The complex, polytheistic majority religion of India Indian National Congress - An organization of well-educated Indians, founded in 1885, that fell under Gandhi's leadership and pushed for Indian independence Jain - A reform movement in Hinduism that emphasized the sacredness of all life,...
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