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    Indira Gandhi Influence

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    Indira Gandhi was a prominent stateswoman, a key player in the Indian National Congress Party, and the first and only female Prime Minister of India. She was Prime Minister Jawaharal Nehru’s only child, born on November 19, 1917 (Wolpert). At twelve, she became involved in politics by protesting the British Raj. It was during this time that Indira met future husband, Feroze Gandhi (Dommermuth-Costa 33). Later, as her father grew older, Indira Gandhi stepped in as his personal assistant. (Dommermuth-Costa 68). Due to her father 's influence, Indira grew increasingly politically powerful, becoming President of the National Congress Party (NCP) (Dommermuth-Costa 73). Due to her wise economic and political decisions in this position (Dommermuth-Costa…

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    Gandhi Imperialism

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    To What Extent can Gandhi be Considered an Opponent of imperialism? When an individual such as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi fought against the British empire, with non-violent tactics, could be considered an opponent to imperialism in india. He defended his people with skills he had learned from his childhood and his time in both london and Africa. He was a man of acceptance of most no matter what religion, sex, age and lifestyle was. His way of life and how he wanted india to be an…

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    Impact Of Gandhi

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    How Gandhi’s life most impacted India “You can chain me, you can beat me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.” This quote is from Mahatma Gandhi. He was born on October 2nd, 1869 in Porbandar, India, and was assassinated on January 30th, 1948 in New Delhi, India. He was the leader of the Indian Independence movement, and believed in a philosophy based on truth, and nonviolence called, Satyagraha. He’s also inspired many movements for civil rights, and freedom.…

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    Gandhi Contributions

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    way of thinking influenced the lives of many. Gandhi served as a model for the civil rights movements in the United States and South Africa. He fought for the independence of India from British control and defended the rights of those who were poor. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, who was also known as “Mahatma” (Great Soul), was born on October 2, 1869 in Porbandar, which is the present-day Indian state of Gujarat. His father was the Prime Minister of Porbandar, and his mother was extremely…

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    such things. I would say our greatest achievement is to have survived as a free and democratic nation” (Indira Gandhi1). This statement was made by Indira Gandhi, a former prime minister of India. During her time as prime minister, she made a lot of strides toward political and economic independence. Gandhi had an exciting childhood, personal life, and four term political career. On November 19, 1917, Indira Pryadarshini Nehru was born in Allahabad, India. She was the child of Jawaharlal and…

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    In 1983 Richard Attenborough made a movie based on the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi also known as Mahatma Gandhi. This movie is a biography, drama, and historical. The movie starts off by showing the assassination of Gandhi, and then goes into flashback of his life in South Africa and India. The movie covers all importance events that were lead by Gandhi in South Africa and India. The makers put in $22 million worth of hard work to make this film possible. From the story to the actors and…

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    Gandhi Rhetorical Analysis

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    a high regard to freedom. Freedom is the power or right to speak, act, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint. American Independence has endured 236 years, while when one glances upon India independence it has persisted for 67 years from British control. An advocator for India 's independence would be Mohandas K. Gandhi; this is where the reference of the Salt March comes in to play. For the duration of the 1930s in India, people like Gandhi objected to the living environments,…

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    Gandhi Nonviolent Beliefs

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    During 1983 a man known as Gandhi was trying to protest for equal rights to all of the Indians in South Africa. He was traveling on a train in South Africa when he was thrown off for being an Indian while sitting in first class. After being thrown off a train he then realized that laws were biased against Indians. When he would have protest he would always have non-violent protest because he did not believe in violence. While watching the film it was difficult to understand how his journey…

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    Mahatma Gandhi was a honored anti-war activist known for his nonviolent philosophy of passive resistance. He was also a leader in the struggle to gain India independence from Great Britain. The British government assumed leadership over India in 1857 and started a government called the “Raj”. In 1919, Britain passed the “Rowlatt Act”. It stated that the Raj could put people in jail for being suspected of sedition with no trial. Gandhi declared satyagraha, which means “devotion to truth” against…

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    Mahatma Gandhi Biography

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    Gandhi was a man of hard beginnings and humble endings. The way he lived his life changed the people around him, the world he lived in, and the world we know today. He was the main leader in a peaceful non-violent war against the British for the independence of India. Mahatma Gandhi was a true bro, he would give you the shirt off his back if you needed it, even if it was the only one he owned. On October 2 1869 baby Gandhi entered this world. He was born and raised in a merchant Hindu…

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