The Massacre At The Golden Temple And The Amritsar Massacre

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There were three major events that the Indians fought against British rule. The initial incident was the massacre at the Golden Temple, or the Amritsar Massacre. This concluded in 1,200 wounded and about 400 dead Indians. The following disturbance was the homespun movement, or the boycott of British clothes. The act of defiance lead to the killing of police and the congress to stop protesting. The final conflict was the salt march. There were 60,000 arrests and Indians beaten brutally. These events that involved deaths and arrest and Gandhi’s role in these conflicts eventually lead to the Independence of India.
The bloodbath that occurred near the Golden Temple lead to Indians following Gandhi’s policy of non-violent opposition. The Indian people heard of the arrest of Indian nationalist leaders because of a mob killing several British men and looting banks and public buildings. General Dyer sent his troops of British and
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He banned all public meetings, which would be dispersed by force if necessary. Thousands of Indians gathered near the Golden Temple in protest, which then lead to Dyer marching 90 of his soldiers into the protest and opening fire on the crowd for fifteen minutes. The brutalities were 1,200 wounded and 400 injured Indians, including men, women and children. Dyer was praised for his actions in the enclosure, and believed that this lesson should have an impact on the Indians. He believed that they needed to learn to not challenge British rule, and consequences would occur if they did. He also stands by his actions of the massacre and would not change them. After the massacre, Dyer was forced to resign from the Indian army. Gandhi learns about the massacre at Amritsar, and he wanted British rule to leave India. He goes to a meeting with British generals and tried to convince them to leave India. The British respond by stating that India cannot govern themselves and

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