The life experiences of Gandhi and Malcolm X have similarities. Malcolm X and Gandhi both have fought for civil rights in the countries that they both have lived. Gandhi did it by not listening and just doing what he pleased. Gandhi would get told not to do something and it would be perfectly legal but the British empire would arrest him for Civil Disobedience and then arrested again for sedition and sentenced to six years in prison. Malcolm X Ran into the same trouble Gandhi had, but was arrested for burglary and sentenced to 10 years in prison and got the nickname Satan for the teaching of hatred towards God and learned of the prophet Muhammad.
Martin Luther King Jr. was a social activist that led the Civil Rights Movement, and other movements until his assassination in 1968. On April 4, 1967 Martin Luther King Jr. wrote a speech named, “Beyond Vietnam- A Time to Break Silence” addressing the Vietnam War. The United States got involved in the Vietnam War because they wanted to stop the spread of communism. Due to the Vietnam War is that plenty of individuals, both Americans and Vietnamese were killed. Martin Luther King Jr. disagreed with the way the war was being handled, and thought nonviolent demonstrations would be more efficient.
Mahatma Gandhi was a preeminent leader of the Indian independence movement in British ruled India. He employed nonviolence civil disobedience, he led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. He organized peasants, farmers, and urban laborers to protest against excessive land tax and discrimination. He led campaigns for easing poverty, expanding women’s rights, building religious and ethnic amenity, and above all achieving self-rule. Gandhi was assassinated on January 30th 1948 by a Hindu nationalist who held him guilty for favoring Pakistan and strongly opposed the doctrine of nonviolence.
Europeans turned on their friends because of the poisonous message the government was preaching. During the Holocaust, Jews and Germans used armed and unarmed forms of resistance to retain their humanity. Oskar Schindler, a rich german man, help save thousands of lives without armed forces. Unarmed forms of resistance can be just as, or better than, armed resistance. “During World War II, Schindler rescued more than 1,000 Jews from deportation to Auschwitz, Nazi
My analysis of Gandhi 's non-violent protest is that the most effective protest was the Salt March, an act of civil disobedience. It was a march in colonial India to produce salt for the water as a practice of Bhartiya people until British officials forcibly illegalized this practice. The protest began on March 12, 1930, and was a direct action campaign of the tax resistance and nonviolent protest. This gained international attention and gave motivation to the Indian independence
Gandhi and many others protested silently without using the materials that were provided by britain. (Movie) The Indian leaders and even the common people of India suffered a lot during the independence. (Wikipedia) Gandhi was arrested more than 10 times by violating the rules the British created. (Movie)1 It is known that Bhagat singh was a great warrior and a big threat to the British, however Gandhi believed that he was a “misguided youth”. Bhagat Singh was captured and was hanged in 1931.
Okonkwo wanted his tribe to fight back the missionaries in order to protect their Igbo culture but his persistence only led to his downfall. This can be seen when Okonkwo makes a rash decision to kill a messenger thinking Umuofia would fight back but ended up not fighting, “The white man whose power you know too well has ordered this meeting to stop.” In a flash, Okonkwo drew his machete. The messenger crouched to avoid the blow. It was useless. Okonkwo’s machete descended twice and the man’s head lay beside his uniformed body.
Instead, Thoreau requested to be himself and be unique, and not like others.When you listen to what humans say or what they believe in, and do the same thing, you will never know your own self. Thoreau argued about the government needing to end earning taxes from the citizens. He believed the poll tax was to support the Mexican-American war and to expand slavery. Because of the beliefs he had, he refused to pay for a aspect he did not believe in. When Henry later found out someone paid his taxes to let him out of jail, he seemed quite mad about the issue.
Andrew Jackson is guilty of crimes against humanity because of his harsh treatment towards the natives and belief in equality for white men. When Jackson was being questioned by the Prosecution, it was established that he used fear to make the Natives Americans sign treaties that pushed them west. When the Native Americans wanted to negotiate these treaties they were either ignored or assaulted. Osceola explained that when he was going over for peace talks, the army captured and killed him. He also said that “Jackson called us his children but didn’t actually treat us like children.” By killing one of his “children” this supports that Jackson didn’t actually care about the well being of the Indians.
Finally, Mr. Thoreau willingly accepted the consequences of his actions in order to prove his point. Civil disobedience is “the refusal to obey or comply with certain laws or governmental demands for the purpose of influencing legislation or government policy, characterized by the employment of such nonviolent techniques as a peaceful form of political protest [such] as boycotting, picketing [or not paying] taxes and fines”(Dictionary). Henry David Thoreau broke the law by not paying his taxes but the motive behind his “crime” is comprehensible. Thoreau being a good humanitarian opposed the injustices being committed against the less fortunate and made sure his money was not being used to glorify and expand the horrible atrocities of war and slavery.
The colonists found these taxes so insulting that many of them refused to purchase British goods. These taxes eventually led to the creation of peace treaties such as the Olive Branch Petition. Britain’s attempt to destroy the colonial government was to pay Loyalists to insult the idea of a government. The Loyalists accomplished this by claiming it would make the citizens
Not only has the Sons of Liberty taken action, but so has others colonists. Many of my close friends and neighbors have refused to tax in a way to protest the tax. Others have threatened tax collectors or have harshly made them quit their jobs. A few months ago, I, along with many others, decided that we were going to boycott all British products and merchants. In the past few weeks, the protests have really begun to hurt British merchants and businesses.
Did Andrew Jackson help people of the U.S. or did he not? Some people might say that Andrew Jackson did help american citizens, and some people might say that Andrew Jackson didn´t help American citizens. If everyone had to say what they think Andrew Jackson did, then they should say that he did not help Americans.One reason was that he killed inocent indians while moving them west. Two,He hurt south carolina telling them that they had to follow his law even though they didn 't want to. Three, he started the westward expansion.
For example in the Preamble of the Constitution it states “Promote the general welfare” (1789) and in the trail of tears (which was a direct result of Indian Removal) nearly 4,000 people died.Which shows that Indian Removal violate the Preamble of the Constitution by not “promoting the General Welfare” (1789). Also in the Preamble of the Constitution it says “Establish justice“ (1789). In enacting the Indian removal act, The government ignored the Worcester v Georgia decision.This shows that Andrew Jackson did not establish justice which means he violated the Constitution. Also The government
He shot three bullets from a pistol. Gandhi’s assassination was unjust because he fought for independence and was non violent, but other might be opposed to the that idea and think it was just because he had too much power. Mahatma Gandhi fought for Independence. The police arrested Gandhi for saying he was going to lead a march on the government. The march was a disobedience act on the British government to gain Independence.