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_2 - How did India gain their independence from Great Britain

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_2 - How did India gain their independence from Great Britain
Do Now: answer the following question in your
notebooks
- Would a riot or a protest be more effective in
changing government policy?
Mohandas Gandhi – A.K.A.
“The Mahatma” – The Great Soul
- Led a peaceful movement to gain
Indian independence in 1947
- Used non – violence philosophies of
civil disobedience & passive resistance
-Led a 24 – day ‘Great Salt March (1930):
60,000 people were arrested &
worldwide public opinion was very proIndian
Civil
Disobedience
- Purposely not following the rules
of a society in order to bring about
social change
Passive
Resistance
-opposition to laws by the use of
noncooperation and other
nonviolent methods.
-Exs: economic boycotts & protest
marches
 Read the handout – Gandhi
 Copy definitions of vocabulary words:
 Disobey – to not listen to, refuse to follow instructions
 Unjust – not fair
 Assassinated – to kill a public official, to murder
 Ironic – an unexpected outcome, an odd coincidence
 Answer questions 1 – 7 using FULL SENTENCES
 How did Gandhi influence the world-wide opinion of
British imperialism in India?
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