Indian Nationalism & Independence By: Nina Andonie

  • Bengal Army

    Bengal Army
    British soldiers were shot because of the soldiers of Bengal Army and marched on Delhi.
  • British

    The British had total command of India.
  • Indian National Congress

    Indian National Congress
    The Indian National Congress was founded due to Nationalism.
  • Division of two groups

    Division of two groups
    British divided the Hindus and Muslims, each with different religions. It was harder to call for independence since they were not unified.
  • Nationalism

    Muslim league was founded due to Nationalism.
  • World War I

    World War I
    Indian troops come back from WW1. They expected to be treated superior, but were treated as before; as second class citizens.
  • Rowlatt Acts

    Rowlatt Acts
    Spring, about 10,000 Muslims and Hindus went to Amritsar to proclaim about the Rowlatt Acts.
  • Civil disobedience

    Civil disobedience
    Congress Party went towards civil disobedience and weakened British governement and economic power.
  • Civil Disobedience

    Civil Disobedience
    Gandhi but his civil disobedience campaign in action. Weakened the British power over India. Arrested Gandhi´s followers.
  • The Salt March

    The Salt March
    Salt March. Went to seacoast (walked 240 miles) Were tired of the government control over salt. They decided to obtain salt by grabbing sea water and letting it to evaporate. Later, they decided to shutdown the British sat companies. Gandhi gained world wide support by newspapers articles, he was arrested in along with 60,000 others.
  • Government of India Act

    Government of India Act
    Government of india Act passed. Self-government and democratic elections were limited. Not totally independant but it was a huge step forward towards independence.
  • Resistance grew

    Resistance grew
    Britain ordered Indians to go and fight WW1, the Indian resistance grew against the British.
  • Promised governement changes

    Promised governement changes
    British wanted to gain support by the nationalists. They promised government changes, but not Indian independence.
  • Muslims vs Hindus

    Muslims vs Hindus
    August Muslims and Hindus fought in Calcutta. 5,000 deads and 15,000 wounded.
  • Independence Act

    Independence Act
    Indian Independence Act by the Parliament of the United Kingdom, India became a new country.
  • Largest democracy

    Largest democracy
    “India became the world's largest democracy.¨ -Socials Textbook
  • Gandhi´s death

    Gandhi´s death
    Gandhi dies at the age of 78. Hindu nationalist, Godse shot him.