Gandhi_ Paulina- P6

  • Sepoy Rebellation

    Sepoy Rebellation
    One very well known uprising was that of the Sepoy's (Native troops) in which they used violence to protest against the british and their control over India. Over 200 European men, women and children were killed.
  • Government of India Act

    Government of India Act
    After the Indian Rebellion in 1857 the Government of India Act led the British government taking direct control of India.
  • Indian National Congress

    Indian National Congress
    The Indian National congress was founded Dec. 28, 1885. It was the largest public Indian organization and the influence of the Indian Independent Movement.
  • South Africa Arrival

    South Africa Arrival
    When Gandhi realizes he fails as a lawyer in india he accpets to spend a year on South Africa advising on a lawsuit.
  • All-India Muslim League

    All-India Muslim League
    The All-India Muslim League purpose was to protect the position of upper class Muslims in India and their rights.
  • Great March in South Africa

    Great  March in South Africa
    Indians follow Gandhi into a peacefull protest march exclaiming taxes and marrige laws.
  • Independence Movement

    Independence Movement
    The Independence Movement was "a unified commerce-oriented territory instead of a united nation. Gandhi changed it into a mass movement."
  • Rowlatt Act

    Rowlatt Act
    The Rowlatt Act permitted the British Government to arrest and put people into jail without any trial for terrorism.
  • Amritsar Masacre

    Amritsar Masacre
    Non-violent Indian protesters were shot by british troops, killing and hurting many.
  • Non-Violence Acceptance

    Non-Violence Acceptance
    Congress adopted Gandhi's policy of non-violence and civil resistance.
  • Period: to


    Gandhi remains in prison for about 2 years.
  • Indian National Congress

    Indian National Congress
    After a long time without being involved in politics, Gandhi becomes president of the Indian National Congress.
  • Independence Day

    Independence Day
    It was observed to be Independece day on Jan. 26, 1930 by the Congress. Also called Purna Swaraj= total independence day.
  • Salt March

    Salt March
    Salt March was a non-violent protest against the British Salt monopoly. They walked for 240 miles and when they got there they broke the law and started makeing their own salt, proving the british that the Salt from the Indian Ocean was theirs.
  • Hartal (fasting)

    Hartal (fasting)
    Gandhi fasted for 21 days (did not eat) in the interest of Hindu-Muslim unity. As a result people stopped fighting completely.
  • Government of India Act 1935

    Government of India Act 1935
    The final constitutional effort at governing British India.
  • Indian independence Act 1947

    Indian independence Act 1947
    India was finally granted self rule from Britain and was now its own independet country, as well as Pakistan.
  • Gandhi is killed

    Gandhi is killed
    Gandi is assasinated by Nathuram Godse with 3 gunshots.