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Akashia Swamy

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Gandhi Name= Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
A.K.A. 'Mahatma' Gandhi
Mahatma Is A Hindi Word Meaning= A Person regarded W/ Reverence Or Loving Respect; A Holy Person Or Sage. "Great Soul"
Born October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, Gujarat, India
Died January 30, 1948 in Delhi, India C.O.D: Assassination by shooting.
His Father Karamchand Gandhi was an government official and his mother was Putlibai Gandhi
Married to Kasturba Gandhi
had 4 Children: Harilal, Manilal, Ramdas, and Devdas
1887 - Attended Bombay University
1888 - Studied law in London, became a barrister
1893 - Continued to practice law in South Africa Biography: Cause of Effect & Significance Gandhi believed that violence would result as a Civil War, which would cause massive blood shed and destruction To him, a non-violent victory would serve as a message and example to the world, signifying that there are better ways of achieving victory besides turning to War. The British Raj had grown to it's limitations
Gandhi believed that Independence was necessary since the British weren't allowing all people to live equally -Gandhi Bibliography: Gandhi (Film) - By Richard Attenborough
Modern India the Origins Of An Asian Democracy (2nd Edition) - By Judith M. Brown (oxford)
Gandhi Voice of New Age Revolution - By Martin Green
Gandhi's Passion The Life and Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi - By Stanley Wolpert
Pictures = "Google Image's"
"Conflict and cooperation" -Tracy.J.Kinney
Youtube Film Gandhi- Gandhi Thrown off Train "Quit India" Draft Revolution The "Quit India" Draft Resolution: A.K.A Bhārat Chodo Āndolan or August Movement (August Kranti) occurred on August of 1942 It was the active movement of civil disobedience as a response to Gandhi's call for independence. The All Indian Congress Committee proclaimed a protest for "an Orderly British Withdrawal" from India Questions: "Ours is not a drive for power, but purely a non-violent fight for India's independence." Porbandar, Gujarat India Delhi, India Where Gandhi Was Born Where Gandhi Was Killed The Map: Gandhi At the end of the First World War, the British began to limit the liberties of the Indians
Done to Keep Control and Maintain Order in British India; They wanted to control the increased support of the independence movement.
Concept of "Maintaining Control" went down the gutter when their actions lead to the deaths of hundreds of Indians during the Amritsar Massacre. Resistance quickly escalated until 1942.
As a result, Gandhi pushed for the British to "Quit India" By: Akashia Swamy and Amy Saraon The End... Extra Information: Gandhi Thrown Off The Train In South Africa. 1. To what extent did the concept of a non-violent independence fall short? Or work?

2. If The British hadn't tried to control and maintain order by limiting civil liberties how would the independence movement have been effected?

3. How effective was the 'Quit India' Draft Resolution? "The policy of mistrust still continues," - Gandhi
This is why political representatives did not get to control the army Gandhi also discusses five principles of nonviolent cooperation: 1. Do not obey aggressor
2. Do not look to aggressor for any favours or fall to his bribes
3. Refuse to give up any possessions
4. Must not refuse to give aid to aggressor
5. Noncooperation will be unnecessary where Britain and Japanese forces are fighting
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