Rajiv Gandhi

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  • Stereotypes Of Mahatma Gandhi

    How Gandhi disproved British Stereotypes of India Mahatma Gandhi is considered one of the greatest historical figures of the 20th century. As a civil rights activist, Gandhi led India to its independence after years of British colonization. While doing so, Gandhi never used violence. Instead, he organized strikes, boycotts, and used civil disobedience to achieve his goal. In the process of leading India’s independence movement, Gandhi sought to change stereotypes the British held towards the…

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  • Civil Disobedience And The Civil Rights Movement

    The marches of Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. achieved great publicity in the 20th century not for violence, but for their peaceful disobedience against unjust laws. When all other avenues of change were closed, civil disobedience opened the door for much needed social reform. Thus, civil disobedience, or peaceful resistance, to laws positively impact a free society because it makes the society stronger and paves the way for necessary reform that benefits the greater good. Civil disobedience…

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  • Gandhi's Case Of Mohandas Gandhi

    Men like Mohandas Gandhi whose intention are good but ideas too radical for are bound to gain criticism as they do with support. In the case of Gandhi, there are people who he intends to help but they refuse to accept like Ambedkar and his followers. And there are those who does not want those in need of help to receive help like Nathuram Godse and the Brahmins. These people felt that Gandhi was overstepping his bounds in the Hindu system and is no hero to the public’s interest. India’s first…

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  • Mahatma Gandhi And Kohlberg's Theory Of Moral Reasoning

    The Humanitarian Hero Gandhi A hero is a person who is determined to make a change in the world in any way possible, no matter the circumstances or challenges they may face. Fighting for your civil rights is not something most people can say they have done they have done in their life. Not only did Mahatma Gandhi fight for his civil rights, he fought and led Indians in the civil rights movement in South America and India. Mahatma Gandhi, birth name Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was born October…

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  • Analysis Of Gandhi's Game Changer

    there are others that choose to use nonviolence. Gandhi was a nonviolent leader who protested against injustice towards his people. He tried to end racism and inequality after all his experiences through the world. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi demonstrates himself as a game changer by using nonviolent acts because of his longing to provide freedom to India. Although Gandhi seemed like such a brave individual, he was not fearless as a child: “Young Gandhi was a shy, unremarkable student who was so…

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  • Mohandas K Gandhi And The Indian Independence Movement

    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…

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  • Gandhi's Contribution To Civil Disobedience And Social Change

    Gandhi sparked a wave of civil disobedience that contributed to expelling the British Empire. Gandhi's disobedience resulted in a peaceful protest. Gandhi protested the taxing on Indian salt. He demonstrated that the Indian masses were a serious force. Gandhi led to social change by showing violence was not needed. Gandhi demonstrated that a peaceful protest can lead to social change. Gandhi inspired the thinking and strategy of Martin Luther King…

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  • Character Traits Of Jesse Owens: A Hero

    A hero is a person who is recognized for their words or actions. They are the people who create moments in history where the world is fundamentally changed from the way it was before they stepped up to make a difference. Heroes live on even after they die and leave a legacy for others to follow. Some heroes aren’t even discovered until after their death because often society is not ready to see the power of what they have done! Jesse Owens was born into a poverty-stricken family on September…

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  • Nelson Mandel The Qualities Of A Great Leader

    “Great leaders don’t set out to be a leader… they set out to make a difference. It’s never about the role – always about the goal.” We’ve all heard about the preeminent political figurehead – the father of our nation – Gandhi who’s most endearing qualities were his insistence to always tell the truth, his disciplined way of life, his humility and his passion, who inspired millions through his non-violent protests for Indian self-determination and independence, fighting against the growing…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To The City Of Hamilton

    Ahimsa, a pillar of the Jain religion, translated to English as non-violence, was one of the key notions of Ghandi teachings. Growing up, I respected Gandhi’s teachings for his work with non-violence and thought this would be a great event to attend as my parents were advocates of non-violence back in India. So I decided to attend the event with my parents at City Hall in Hamilton on October 4th , the event was running the entire day and being crunched for time I was only able to go for a few…

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