Gandhi

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by RayJCS
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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Historical biographies
Grade:
11

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Gandhi

Born October 2, 1869 in Porbandar, India Gandhi was raised in a Hindu family in Western India. He then went to Inner Temple London where he was trained in law. Wehn he returned to India he planned to organize a protest for peasants, farmers and urban land labourers against excessive land tax and discrimination. Through out his life Gandhi particiapated in numerous amounts of non-violent protest for things he strongly believed in. Such as, easing poverty, expanding womens right and building relious and ethnic peace. He also worked to end untouchability, (Indian slavery) and make peace between the Hindu's and the Muslim's.

Accomplishments

10/2/1869 - Gandhi was born.1915- He returned to IndiaMarch 1930 - Dandi Salt MarchAug. 1947- India's Independence from Britian1/12/1948 - Gandhi's last fast at age 781/30/1948- Gandhi's assassination.

I think his greatest accomplishment was, he never stopped fighting for what he thought was right.

Lasting Impact

Today Gandhi is known as the Father of the Nation. There is also a national holiday held on his birthday, it is called International Day of Non-Violence.

Citations

- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahatma_Gandhi- http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/Belvedere_MS/student_work/Gandhi/Accomplishments- Google Images for the pictures.

Biography

Gandhi

Dandi Salt March

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