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Indian Nationalism & Independence -Gandhi

  • Indian Rebellion

    Indian Rebellion
    Gossip spread among the sepoys, the Indian soldiers, that the cartridges of their new Enfield rifles were greased with beef and pork fat.
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    Indian Rebellion

    Gossip spread among the sepoys, the Indian soldiers, that the cartridges of their new Enfield rifles were greased with beef and pork fat. Indian Rebelloin in sepoys was finished. As the result, British won this fight.
  • British Rule

    British Rule
    Indian Rebelloin in sepoys was finished. As the result, British won this fight. The British government took complete control of India.
  • Indian Councils Act

    Indian Councils Act
    It was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that transformed the Viceroy of India's executive council into a cabinet run on the portfolio system
  • Gandhi was born.

    Gandhi was born.
    He was born in Porbander, India.
  • Queen Victoria

    Queen Victoria
    Queen Victoria proclaimed Empress of India after discussion with Prime Minister of the day, Benjamin Disraeli led to Queen Victoria wanting a title boost after her daughter became Empress Of Germany.
  • Indian National Congress

    Indian National Congress
    The Indian National Congress, INC was established in 1885. It is one of the two major political parties in India, the other being the Bharatiya Janata Party. It is one of the largest and oldest democratically-operating political parties in the world.
  • Gandhi's Turning Point

    Gandhi's Turning Point
    In 1893, Mahatma Gandhi was thrown out of a moving train at the Pietermaritzburg Railway Station in South Africa. Because of this event, his life was changing.
  • Bengal Partition

    Bengal Partition
    Bengal was separated into Muslim and Hindu. This angered the Nationalists because they couldn't unite for independence.
  • Civil Disobedience

    Civil Disobedience
    In 1906, the Transvaal government sought to further restrict the rights of Indians, and Gandhi organized his first campaign of satyagraha, or mass civil disobedience.
  • Muslim League Party

    Muslim League Party
    The founding of the second nationalist group, the Muslim Leage.
  • Arrested

    Gandhi was arrested for the first time in South Africa for refusing to carry an obligatory identity document card commonly known as the 'pass'.
  • Dividing the province.

    Dividing the province.
    The nationalists were so angered by the divide in Bengal, the British took back order and divided the province differently.
  • Return To Home

    Return To Home
    Gandhi decided to return to India. Once there he continued to hone and refine the strategies of protest and resistance he had developed in South Africa.
  • Champaran and Kheda Satyagraha

    Champaran and Kheda Satyagraha
    The first Satyagraha movements inspired by Mahatma Gandhi and occurred in Champaran district of Bihar and the Kheda district of Gujarat on 1916 and 1918 respectively. Champaran members of Bihar Planters’ Association submitted memorandum against certain provisions of Champaran Agrarian Bill.
  • Rowlatt Acts

    Rowlatt Acts
    These laws allowed the government to jail protesters without trial for as long as two years.
  • Armritsar Massacre

    Armritsar Massacre
    A crowd of nonviolent protesters, along with Baishakhi pilgrims, who had gathered in the Jallianwala Bagh garden in Amritsar, Punjab were fired upon by troops of the British Indian Army under the command of Reginald Dyer. During this event, Gandhi emerged as a leader of the Independence movement.
  • Non-cooperation movement

    Non-cooperation movement
    Gandhiji was elected the president of the All India Home Rule League. With no freedom in sight, he urged a resolution for satyagraha campaign of non co-operation which was a significant phase of the Indian independence movement from British rule. He also introduced the concept of civil disobedience.
  • Salt March

    Salt March
    The Dandi March, also known as the Salt Satyagraha, began on 12 March 1930 and was an important part of the Indian independence movement. It was a direct action campaign of tax resistance and nonviolent protest against the British salt monopoly in colonial India, and triggered the wider Civil Disobedience Movement.
  • Government Of India Act

    Government Of India Act
    Britain acknowledged that India would have some power to control their own country, but not total independence. So, Britain gave some self-government to India through the new Government of India Act.
  • Partition

    It was the term given to the division of India into separate Hindu and Muslim nations. So, the northwest and eastern regions of India, where most Muslims lived, would become the new nation of Pakistan.
  • Gandhi's dead

    Gandhi's dead
    Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated at the Birla House (now Gandhi Smriti) in New Delhi by Nathuram Vinayak Godse who was a militant Hindu nationalist organizer in India.