Gandhi

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Gandhi

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Oct 2, 1869 - Mohandas Karamachand Gandhi was born in India May 1883 - Gandhi marries Kasturbai Makhanji1885 - Gandhi's father dies at 631891-1893 - travels to London and studies at University College London and passes the bar exam, then returns to IndiaMay 1893 - Gandhi is ejected from train in South Africa which motivates him to fight for Indian rightsJan 10 1908 - Gandhi is arrested for the first timeJan 30 1948 - Gandhi is assinated in New Delhi, India

Gandhi was able to show the world how to fight against a cause in a non-violent way. After him, people started using his methods to strengthen their cause such as Martin Luther King Jr. Gandhi showed the world that we can solve our poblems without war and we can go about it in a peaceful way. Just how Jesus did, Gandhi was able to prosper without killing or hurting anyone.

- Passed the bar exam from University College London- Gandhi started a program for social reform- It helped the Indian people to overcome the monopoly the British put over salt.- Gandhi moved to a remote community where there was no running water or elcetrcity and said he would move back when India got its independence. - Gandhi nursed people back to health after war broke out between the Muslims and Hindus- He had four sons with his wife- He helped successfully gain India's independence from Britian.- Gandhi fasted for 21 days to protest against the war between the Hindus and Muslims- He also fought for the rigths of women and for the untoucables. - Successfully led non-violent and peaceful movements that were affective to helping the cause of independence in India.

Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhi was born Oct 2 1869 in India. His father was the Chief Priminister of Probandar, so he was priviledged growing up. In 1883 at the age of 13, he married Kasturba Makhanji through an arranged marriage. They had four sons and at the age of 18 Gandhi decided to take his studies to University College London. He studied reglions and ultimately passed the Bar. After finishing his studies he lived in South Africa for the next 21 years of his life and fought against the racial segregation. In 1916 he returned to India and started his practice of non-violence disobedience. He encouraged people to lead peaceful protests and in 1930 he led a 250-mile march to the sea to collect his own salt after the British put a tax on it. After this the British started to reason with him and he ultimately helped to gain independence from Britian. Throughout his life, Gandhi experinced six known assination attempts and he eventually was killed from an assination in 1948.

Fischer, Louis. The Life of Mahatma Gandhi. New York: Harper, 1950. Print. "Mahatma Gandhi." HISTORY. N.p., 19 Mar. 2013. Web. 11 Feb. 2015. "Mahatma Gandhi Timeline." World History Project. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Mar. 2015. Severance, John B. Gandhi, Great Soul. New York: Clarion, 1997. Print.

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To know wisdom and instruction, To discern the sayings of understanding, To receive instruction in wise behavior, Righteousness, justice and equity; Proverbs 29:11


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