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Rajeev Persaud

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Transcript of India

How India Overcame the British INDIAN INDEPENDENCE India The Indian civilization is said to have dated back to 3,300 BCE, during the Bronze age. It is home to many religions, including one of today's oldest. The oldest recorded discoveries of India are of the Persian and Greek empires. In 1498, Vasco da Gama found a route from Europe. Many European countries started to come to India as well, including Great Britain. As a Result, the British started to rule the country, and in 1613, India was formally known as British India. The First Rebellion The Indian Rebellion of 1857 began
with a few mutineer sepoys, who
were Indian Soldiers in the British Army.
When the soldiers heard that the new gun cartridges which they were required to
bite into were greased in Pig and Cow
fat, they peacefully retaliated. But as the
British did not listen, they mutinied resulting in a gun fight. Other Revolutionists -All India Muslim League
-Arya Samaj
-Swami Vivekananda
-Aurbindo Ghoshe
-Lala Lajpat Rai
-Hindustan Social Republican Association
-Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi HSRA Gandhi Indian Independence Pakistan On August 14th 1947, the All India Muslim League achieved their goal. The Muslims gained a country of Muslim majority, as oppposed to remaining with the Hindu Majority in India Independence On August 15th 1947, India gained Independence
from the British. drawing of Mangal Pande, the Mastermind of the Mutiny The HSRA was a dynamic group of young
revolutionists from ages 22-30. They were
behind many of the major revolts on the
It founded by Chandrashekhar Azad and Bhagat Singh.
Other prominent include Ashfaqulla khan and Ram Prasad Bismil. These Revolutionaries were behind the Kakori Train Robbery and the assassination of
officer J.P. Saunders. After the main members were
either executed, imprisoned or shot themselves, the HSRA faded away. BHAGAT SINGH CHANDRASHEKHAR
KHAN Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is considered to be the one who led India to Independence. He believed in Ahimsa, or Non-Violence. He sparked many rallies including the Salt March and the Non-Cooperation Movement. Gandhi also believed in equality between Hindus and Muslims, this is believed to be the reason he was assassinated a year after India gained Independence by a Hindu fanatic. We will face the bullets of the enemies, we are free and will remain free.
-Chandra Shekhar Azad
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