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Gandhi

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Transcript of Gandhi

Gandhi
Gandhi was born on October 2 in Porbandar, India. His family was wealthy because they were merchants. He was the fourth child of the prime minister. He was quiet and didn't enjoy sports. He was an average kid in school and was married at the age of 13 without foreknowledge of the girl.
The start of Movements
satyagraha
How has Gandhi influenced us to day
Gandhi has influenced the world so much in many different magnificent ways. He has influenced the writers of today. Writers try to mirror the imagery that he had put in his own biography. Due to the book he wrote many people want to share there experience and time they had with him so they wrote books about him. Altogether today there are 400 books written about him. People study the way he lived and how spiritual he was in his day to day life.
What affect he has on today
Today there is a film about him and his teaches that he has shared with the world. This film took 20 years to create. While Gandhi was he alive he created Satyagraha while was a big impact back then and is still used today. Today Gandhi's relatives take part in acts that will continue his cause and help others get equality in everything they do.
About Gandhi
Him and his father had a disagreement about what he would study/practice. Gandhi wanted to study medicine but his father wanted him to study law and be a lawyer. On his way to study in Europe he promised his mother he would do a better job of abstaining from meat. He never completely adjusted to the English life style and only briefly served as a lawyer in Raijkot, Bombay for the prince of Porbandar after leaving Europe. On his way to represent a firm of Muslims he was asked to leave the train by a white man and shortly after Gandhi attacked racial discrimination.
Movements
Quote
After the Bore war Gandhi's reputation grew as a leader. He developed the satyagraha; satyagraha was a method of non-violent and eventually won the concession from the Boer and british rulers.By 1914 he left south Africa and returned to India and was known as "Mahatma" or "great soul".
Citations
"Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Detroit: Gale, 1998. Biography in Context. Web. 5 Dec. 2014
Gandhi and his affect
"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win."- Gandhi
"Mahatma Gandhi Quotes." Mahatma Gandhi Quotes (Author of The Story of My Experiments With Truth).
Web. 05 Dec. 2014. <http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/5810891.Mahatma_Gandhi>.

In the early 20th century, salt was a basic necessity for life. Salt was being heavily taxed by the British rulers. Indians could be thrown in jail for just making or selling salt. so Gandhi saw this as an perfect opportunity to help out.
The beginning..
Mohandas Gandhi was the leader of Indian independence moment in British-ruled India. Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. Gandhi started a noncooperation movement, Gandhi had nonviolence and peaceful resistance as his weapons.
Gandhi and his effect
Because Gandhi was a lawyer today the people that were proven guilty or proven not guilty are either living a life of freedom for living a part or the rest of their life in jail. Because he has such a big impact when he was alive he created may cultural differences that have big impacts. While he was alive many people called it the golden age because of this title this has left a lasting impression on history.
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