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    Describe India’s caste system.

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    Castes are hereditary groups arranged in a hierarchy from the lowest level of the untouchables to the highest level of the Brahmins. Children inherit land from their parents. People usually marry within castes. Castes can also be defined by profession. There were about 75,000 castes at one point and many of these castes had thousands of people in them. Castes were geographically confined.

    • Geog 6 Final Review: Lecture 9 (India)
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    • Vocabulary for Geog 6 Final Review: Lecture 9 (India). Find, create, and access UCLA, World Regions, Jared Diamond, UCLA Geography flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Why is temperate Eurasia the world's most dominant power?

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    In 1492, Eurasia had technology (metal, steel, iron, copper instead of wooden tools) for weaponry. Eurasia had states/empires (kings, inequalities, armies instead of tribes), writing, and agriculture. Agriculture gave way to permanent villages that could house big populations of 1000+ people per sq. mi. This contrasts to subsistent nomadic peoples (hunter-gatherers) who had to migrate from place to place.

    • Geog. 6 Midterm Review: Lecture 2 Questions (Jared Diamond UCLA)
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    What is biogeography?

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    Biogeography is the biogeographic distribution of animals (zoogeography) and plants (phytogeography).

    • Geog. 6 Midterm Review: Lecture 3 Questions (Jared Diamond UCLA)
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