After spending 20 years in India, Gandhi returned to Africa. He was surprised by the racial discrimination that he encountered on his train ride there. He paid for a first-class train ticket, but because of his color, they threw him off the train.
African National Congress formed
Gandhi formed the African National Congress to fight the racial discrimination against the Indians of South Africa.
"The Green Pamphlet" published
Gandhi wrote a book called "The Green Pamphlet" describing the racial discrimination against Indians because of their skin color. The British kept an eye on Gandhi from there on, seeing him as a troublemaker.
Gandhi not allowed into South Africa
After Gandi decides he will be staying in South Africa to fight racial discrimination, he travels back to Bombay to get his wife and children to stay with him. He brings them with him and is met at Port Natal by a mob of angry white men taht won't let them into South Africa. Then, a police helps them in safely.
Transvaal Asiatic Registration Act Introduced
The Transvaal Government indtroduces a draft of a bill stating Indians must carry a pass with them at all times.
In December of 1806, Transvaal granted self-government.
Asiatic Registration Bill passed
THe Transcaal Parliament passed the Asiatic Registration Bill.
The Transvaal Immigration Registration Bill was published.
Possible Indian registry
Gandhi tells Reuters that Indians will register voluntarily if the Transvaal Asiatic Registration Act is suspended.
Gandhi was sentenced to two months in prison for either not registering or for leaving the Transvaal when officials were trying to find him.
Gandhi was released from prison on January 30, 1908.
Gandhi was taken to Pretoria where he and General Smuts made a compromise. Smuts promised the Asiatic Act would be repealed after the Indians registered on their own.
Voluntary Indian registration and the ammendment of the Transvaal immigration Registration Bill begins.
Repeal of TARA Conversation
Gandhi demands that Smuts publicly announces the repeal of TARA, but Smuts won't.
TARA is dead
Chairman of the BIA states they consider TARA dead.
Smuts and Ghandi meet. Gandhi doesn't like the ammendment to TIRB because it is still racially discriminating. Smuts then says TARA is still in existence. Gandhi talks about how he is planning on going to the Supreme Court for return of the Indian's certificates.
Chinese join the Indians
At the beginning of August, the Chinese Association decided to join the Indian's passive resistance.
The Asiatic Registrationg Amendment Bill is introduced, but he Indians don't like it.
Gandhi in prison
For the second time, Ghandi is sent to prison for six months.
Gandhi is released from prison in May.
Gandhi had to go to jail for ten days and work because he went to a meeting supporting passive resistance.
Gandhi returns to India
After working to end racial discrimination in South Africa, Gandhi went back to India.
Declaration of Independence of India published
Gandhi published the Declaration of Independence of India.
The Indian people were forced to buy salt from Britain, so Ghandi broke the law. He went with many people to the Arabian Sea and made their own salt. This caused many other protests across India.
Great Britain gave India and Pakistan their independence, but mass death happended because the Pakistan Muslims and the Indian Hindus fought.
A Hindu nationalist, named Nathuram Vinayuk Godse, killed Gandhi because he tought he was too sympathetic towards the Muslims.