Ap World History Dbq Questions And Answers

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Burns, Sydney
Ch. 5 PW

BPQ #1- The main difference between a class and a caste is that you are "born into and remained within" (page 225) a caste for life. These castes were local and caused many to like this type of small scale leadership and "weakened the appeal or authority or larger all-Indian states." (page 228). Classes were based on education, wealth, and social status. While moving up to a higher class was difficult, "the examination system provided a modest measure of social mobility." (page 219).

BPQ #2- Almost all civilizations had some form of slavery, yet the slavery in the Greco-Roman civilization was much more prominent than in India or China. This is largely thought to have occurred

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