1. I CAN explain the struggle for Civil Liberties under the Caste System in India.
2. I CAN compare the struggle for Civil Liberties in India to that of 1 other country or region of the Eastern Hemisphere
3. I CAN compare the struggle for Civil Liberties in India to that of the United States.
This activity is a quick overview of the Caste System.
The Caste System is a social structure from India that separates people into groups based on the class into which they were born. The picture below illustrates they Caste System.
The Caste System is comprised of 4 primary groups:
The Untouchables are made up of those who do not fit into any of the other groups
This video gives more detail about each of the Caste groups of India
Really think about what you have learned through this activity. Tomorrow we will talk about how the caste system compares to today. We will also discuss it it compares and contrasts to the class system that we have in the United States.