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    Mohandas K Gandhi was an unsuccessful Lawyer, who went on to become one of the greatest leaders, of both political and Spiritual, of India and the Indian independence movement. Gandhi was more commonly known as Mahatma, meaning “great soul” and is one of the most famous non-violent activists of our time. He is a role model for many people and has made a huge impact on the world. “You must be the Change that you wish to see in the World.” Mahatma Gandhi Born October 2, 1869 as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, he went on to become one of the most famous spiritual leaders of our time. His father was a chief minister and his mother was very faithful to her beliefs of Jainism. Gandhi was married at the age of 13, to a wife chosen by his parents,…

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    worldwide followers, the father of the Indian independence movement. He got this title as a result of spending the better part of twenty years in South Africa bravely working to fight against discrimination. It is here that he came up with the notion of satyagraha; A peaceful way of protesting against injustices. Upon his return to India, Gandhi's humility and uncomplicated way of life did not go unnoticed. His virtuous lifestyle drew him closer to the people. He dedicated the latter part of his…

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    social movement during British Imperialism. He enforced the ideas of non-violent, passive resistance and civil disobedience by meeting with politicians, fasting and launching campaigns to protest in order to regain rightful ownership of Indian self-government. Mahatma Gandhi once said that, “ Nonviolence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of a man.” This quote is important because it shows how Gandhi…

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    In his book Basic Education, Mahatma Gandhi wrote “I must continue to bear testimony to truth even if I am forsaken by all” to instill the virtue of truth for the creation of ideal citizens. Gandhi was the torch-bearer of civil rights movements during the age of British imperialism, and through his words and actions, the ideals of nonviolence and peaceful protest continue to this day. Gandhi showed that the actions of one individual can represent the sentiments of inequality and discrimination…

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    Gandhi Movie Analysis

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    Richard Attenborough. It follows the struggle for Indian Independence through the eyes - and only through the eyes - of eminent leader, Mohandas K. Gandhi. The film is prejudiced. It brings about the idea that Independence was achieved by Gandhi alone, while undermining the roles of others who, it could be argued, played far greater roles in achieving Indian autonomy. The film’s narrow-minded focus on Gandhi and his beliefs also meant that those of others, some of which were entirely different,…

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    Chapter 23 Margin Notes- Independence and Development in the Global South 1) What was distinctive about the end of Europe’s African and Asian empires compared to other cases of imperial disintegration? Europe’s African and Aisian empires were distinctive compared to other cases of imperial disintegration, because no other empire had been so centralized on the ideology of mobilization of masses. None of the other empires had been an excess of nation-states, each claiming an equal place in the…

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    Mahatma Gandhi Dbq

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    the soul, the dweller in the body.” This is a quote by Mahatma Gandhi, which shows what the British did to the Indians by taking away their natural liberty. Mahatma Gandhi was not the only one that had fought against the British in order to gain back this natural liberty. There were many nationalist groups that formed during the time Britain ruled over India. Some of them were the Indian National Army, the Indian National Congress, the Hindu Mahasabha, and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. Out of all…

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    Gandhi was an inspirational and motivational leader who left a long - standing impact on India, created powerful movements so that India would gain Independence, and has positively affected India itself and future leaders around the world. Gandhi’s early life was ironic from what you would expect. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869 in the northwest of India (Mohandas Gandhi). Gandhi came from…

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    Decolonization is a goal with a never-ending journey; the world is continuously changing and adapting daily that there is no finality. The process of decolonization and nation building is derived from the civil wars, wars of independence, negotiated independence, and incomplete decolonization (Pollard et al, 2015 pg.734). In the end, decolonization had an impact on all nations socially, economically, and politically. Its factor refers to finance and trade, global migration, new technologies, and…

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    Standard 4: Understand the role of individuals and groups within a society as promoters of change or the status quo. Framing question: How was Gandhi and his civil rights movement promoters of change in India during the 1900’s. The 1900’s was a time for change all around the world. Even the biggest and most powerful countries during the time were changing. This included Britain and its change in rule over India as Indians decided they wanted to govern themselves. So the question…

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