(3)Vaisyas- traders and farmers
(4)Sudras- commoners and laborers
(5)untouchables-outcastes but not slaves
No intermarriage between classes or moving up of down.
-farmers were thought of as a high class.
-women were looked as lower than men.
-slaves were the lowest class-mentioned in Hammurabi’s code.
-Greece-slaves at bottom.
-Farmers could go down to slavery if they didn’t pay off their debts.
-women were looked as less than men.
-Rome- Patricians and Plebeians.
-Patricians- higher than Plebeians.
-Elite class called the nobles.
-Slaves were conquered people, not race.