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Indian Nationalism and Independence - Paola Gutierrez P1

  • Indian Rebellion

    Indian Rebellion
    The Indian Rebellion os 1857 was not caused by one single event, it was caused by many different events over time. The rebellion involved three seperate armies which were Bombay, Madras, and Bengal. It began with a mutiny of sepoys of the East India Company in Meerut and later escalated into other mutinies.
  • Government of India Act

    Government of India Act
    The Government of India Act passed on August 2, 1858 assured British rule in the East India Company. This Act gave all of the power to the British Parliament.
  • Congress Party Formed

    Congress Party Formed
    Hindu Indian National Congress or Congress Party was formed on May 8, 1885. This congress was the first India Congress ever formed. It was formed to create a civic and political dialogue between the educated Indians and the British.
  • Gandhi returns to India to attend the Indian National Congress.

    Gandhi returns to India to attend the Indian National Congress.
    Gandhis first meeting with the Indian Congress was when he attended the Indian National Congress in 1901. He returned to India from South Africs to attend this.
  • Boycott towards British cloth

    Boycott towards British cloth
    Gandhi organized a boycott towards the british cloths on April 26, 1905. Gandhi encouraged Indian men and women to burn all of their british cloths and make homespun cloths. This way the british wouldn't get their money.
  • Muslim League Formed

    Muslim League Formed
    The Muslim League was formed on December 30, 1906. Pakistan was created because of the Muslim League, the Muslim League seperated the all muslim mayority into Pakistan.
  • Gandhi is arrested and sentenced to two months in prison.

    Gandhi is arrested and sentenced to two months in prison.
    On January 11, 1908 Gandhi was arrested for refusing to carry his identity pass with him. This was his first arrest and was sentenced to two months in prision but was released on Febuary after negotiating with the government. The arrest happened in South Africa.
  • End of WWI

    End of WWI
    On November 11, 1918 WWI ended, this world war which lasted four years came to an end on 1918. Indians fought this war on the British side, alongside the French, Australians and many more. About 74, 187 Indian soldiers died during this great war.
  • Rowlatt Acts

    British passed the Rowlatt Acts.
    Protest against the Rowlatt Acts where many Indians died and were injured, this was called the Amritsar Massacre.
  • Civil Disobedience

    Congress Party endorsed civil disobedience.
  • Gandhi Arrest

    On March 10, 1922 was arrested once again of sedation.
  • Declaration of Independence of India.

    On January 26, 1930 Ganhi published the Declaration of Independence of India.
  • Salt March

    Salt March
    The Salt March organized by Gandhi on March 13 all the way to April 6, 1930. Gandhi and his followers walked 240 miles in order to make salt which was against the British laws.
  • Government Act of India

    Government Act of India
    British Parliament passed the Government of India Act, which provided local self government and limited democratic elections but not total independence.
  • Gandhi is released from the Aga Khan's palace.

    Gandhi is released from the Aga Khan's palace.
    Gandhi was arrested on August 9, 1942 under defense of India Rules and was sent to the Aga Khan Palace. He was released 2 years later on May 6, 1944.
  • Seperation of States

    Seperation of States
    India and Pakistan seperated and were made different countries on August 14, 1947. This seperationg was to seperate the Hindu-Indians and the Muslim-Pakistans.
  • Gandhi's Death

    Gandhi's Death
    Gandhi was assasinated on January 20, 1948 in New Delhi, India in a meusum called Birla Bhavan which is now called Ghandi Smitra. He was killed by Nathuram Godse because he felt that creating Pakistan weakend India.