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History of Indias Independence and Ghandi... By: Elias Aguirre

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  • East India Company

    East India Company
    The ir a revolt in the East India Company Indian National Congress.
  • Government of India Act by the British

    Government of India Act by the British
    The Brtisih empire established in India. Ending control by the East India Company
  • Indian National Congress

    Indian National Congress
    Two group are created, called: Hindu Indian National Congress and the Congress Party. This created in order to get rid of foreign rulers in India
  • Civil Disobedience Begins

    Civil Disobedience Begins
    In South Africa the law stated many things against the Indian which did not benefit them at all. All Indians had to be finger printed and the soldier and government people could enter their houses without permission. This caused concern to Ghandi which talked to the indian people about civil disobedience.
  • Indian Troops Return Home

    Indian Troops Return Home
    The British had promised the Indian's that if they joined the British war and help them the British would provide several right and make the reformes they promised in benefit of the Indian's, but the British did not care about this and still treated them like second class people.
  • Rowlatt Act

    Rowlatt Act
    Indians protest started to warn the British which were tired of so many protests, the British government passed an act calles the Rowlatt Act which allowed them to send protesters to jail for at least 2 years without trial.
  • Amristar Massacre

    Amristar Massacre
    Both Hindus and Muslims went to Amristar to pray and listen to political speaches, this was in a way to silently protest against the Rowlatt Act and the British. The government had recently banned public meeting and they saw this uniting as a challenge and rebellion against the government, so they opened fire killing 400 Indians and leaving 1,200 wounded.
  • Civil Disobedience

    Civil Disobedience
    Ghandi became known as the ruler of the Independent Movement right after the massacre. The Congress Party endorsed "Civil Disobedience" which is the deliberated and public refusal to obey an unjust law, and nonviolence as the means to achieve independence
  • Boycotts

    Ghandi, in a plan to protest against the British, told all the Indians to stop buying British goods, and to weave their own clothing, instead of buying and wearing the cloths the British provided, as well as to stop attending government schools, to not pay their taxes nor vote in elections. This did had an impact in British economy.
  • New President of the Indian National Congress

    New President of the Indian National Congress
    Ghandi becomes president of the Indian National Congress
  • Indian's Declaration of Independence

    Indian's Declaration of Independence
    Declaration of Independe of India is published
  • Salt March

    Salt March
    Protesting against the Salt Act, which implied that Indians were only allowed to buy British salt and they had to pay a lot of tax on it, Ghandi and his followers marched all the way to the seacoast were they started collecting seawater and evaporating it to get salt, this march caused Ghandi and other 60,000 people to get arrested.
  • Effects of the Salt March

    Effects of the Salt March
    Ghandi is imprisioned for violation and defying of the Government Laws and Acts.
  • Ghandi Travels Across India

    Ghandi Travels Across India
    Trying to 'dissapear' a little from politics, Ghandi travels all around India, in a search to find the 'real' India in places were he had never been.
  • Government of India Act

    Government of India Act
    Act passed by the British Parliament, which provided local self-government and limited democratic elections, but not total independence. This is when Muslims and Hindus started having problems because of their diferent point of views of the future of India.
  • Hunger Strike

    Hunger Strike
    Ghandi stops eating in a protest to stop violence and wars throughout India, is they dont stop, he will keep fasting.
  • Indian Independence

    Indian Independence
    Oficial day of Indian Independence, as well as division between India and Pakistan.
  • Death of Gandhi

    Death of Gandhi
    Ghandi is murdered by Nathuram Vinayuk Godse who was a Hindu Nationalist.