_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?