The first Independence war of India was in the north and in the center of India. It lasted a year. The causes were because of the different ethnic and cultures.
Hindu and Muslim Leage were created
Two groups formed to rid India of foreign rule: the primarily Hindu Indian National Congress, or Congress Party, in 1885, and the Muslim League in 1906.
Indian troops returned home
Indian troops returned home from the war.
British passed Rowlatt Acts
British passed the Rowlatt Acts.
Hindus and Muslims flocked to Amritsar
10,000 Hindus and Muslims flocked to Amritsar, a major city in the Punjab
Greeks soldiers invade Turkey
Greek soldiers invaded Turkey and threatened to conquer it
Gandhi organized a nation-wide Satyagraha
Gandhi organized a nation-wide Satyagraha which used non-cooperation techniques, as well as public demonstrations, in order to “withdraw Indian support from the vast, monstrous Machine of Empire until it ground to a halt”
European and American companies discovere oil
European and American companies discovered enormous oil deposits in Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait.
British arrest Indians
the British arrested thousands of Indians who participated in strikes and demonstrations
Congress Party endorsed civil disobedience
Congress Party endorsed civil disobedience, the deliberate and public refusal to obey an unjust law, and non- violence as the means to achieve independence.
Gandhi gets arrested
The British arrested Gandhi for writing articles advocating resistance to colonial rule.
Brilliant commander, Mustafa Kemal successfully led Turkish nationalists in fighting back the Greeks and their British backers.
Kemal becomes president
Kemal became the president of the new Republic of Turkey, the first republic in Southwest Asia.
Gandhi starts Salt Acts
Gandhi organized a demonstration to defy the hated Salt Acts.
Gandhi walks for Independence
Gandhi went with 78 followers on a 241-mile march to the coastal town of Dandi on the Arabian Sea.
British start to take Gandhi more seriously
Gandhi went to a meeting that was a disappointment. The British leaders had acknowledged started to realize how he was powerful and that he was a subject that couldn't be ignored
Saudi Arabia was born
He renamed the new kingdom Saudi Arabia after his family.
Gandhi announced a fast unto death" as part of his campaign to achieve equality for this downtrodden caste. He never actually achieved to have "equality" but he helped a lot.
Parliament passed India Act
The British Parliament passed the Government of India Act.
He changed the name of the country from the Greek name Persia to the traditional name Iran.
Gandhi Burned English Cloth
Gandhi burned all clothes that were made with English cloth
Gandhi does not eat unyil all Indians do not act on violence