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Gandhi powerpoint assignment by james montgomery

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Mahatma Gandhi
The Power of Peaceful Protest

The Power of peaceful protest
civil inequalities that were in existence at the time
*Gandhi was appalled by the treatment of Indians is South Africa.

*He was personally a victim of racism, prejudice and injustice against Indians in South Africa

*He organized his first non violent mass protest meeting in Johannesburg on September 11th 1906

*In 1915 Gandhi returned to India permanently
civil inequalities that were in existence at the time
* Other civil inequalities included the treatment of woman.







The changes that came about due to peaceful protests
Mohandas Gandhi
(aka Mahatma Gandhi)
(1869-1948)
*This is also known as nonviolent resistance

*This is a way of stopping what is morally wrong

*Gandhi’s uses non violent protest e.g
he organized non violent civil disobedience
campaigns
The peaceful protest
methods Gandhi used and
how they impacted on the lives of people
* Gandhi had many non violent peaceful protests including...
OTHER CHANGES DUE TO PEACEFUL PROTEST
*In South Africa he changed the laws so that people working for the railroads were treated more fairly


*Indians could make their own cloth
*There was no tax on salt


*Gandhi sought to practice non violence & truth in all situations
* Gandhi influenced important leaders and political movements around the world
How peaceful protest is a valid way of changing attitudes, laws and beliefs in society
*Albert Einstein called him a role model because he opposed war & killing.

How peaceful protest is a valid way of changing attitudes, laws and beliefs in society
How peaceful protest is a valid way of changing attitudes, laws and beliefs in society
*Gandhi's ideas of non violent peaceful protest have changed attitudes and laws
bibliography
http://life.time.com/icons/gandhi-glimpses-of-a-legend/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahatma_Gandhi
http://www.ducksters.com/biography/mohandas_gandhi.php
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,988159,00.html
http://www.biography.com/people/mahatma-gandhi-9305898
The End
*He returned to India in 1891 as a lawyer

*In 1893 he accepted a job at an Indian law firm in South Africa.

*He was sent to prison many times for organizing non violent protests to change the laws so that people
would be treated more fairly

*Gandhi returned to India and lead the fight for
Indian independence


gandhi
march to the sea
(protest march on a salt tax )
protest against woman abuse
*He told his followers to go against the English by making their own cloth
by James Montgomery
*Born 1869

*Arranged Married at the age of 13
*Went to London to become a lawyer
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