Mahatma Gandhi: 20th Century Indian Independence Movement

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Mahatma Gandhi

Joshua Splittgerber
Mr. Muth
World History
27 February, 2015

Joshua Splittgerber
Mr. Muth
World History
27 February, 2015

Mahatma Gandhi is considered the father of the 20th century Indian Independence movement. Gandhi was highly known for his Philosophy of truth and how he wasn 't a violent leader. Mahatma impacted not only his era but he impacted all the way up to present days but later in his young life he was assassinated. Gandhi was a major political and spiritual leader of India. When he first started being the leader and was in a deep hole with the whole Independence fixing he delt with alot of racial marks and slurs for his black skin, but he wasn’t the only one saying those things. He was first
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During the Indian Independence Gandhi realized that the government of the British were making the conditions of the farmers worse and worse by raising taxes and leaving them in poverty. To end that devastating famine and poverty Gandhi organized detailed survey and study, based upon which he began leading the cleaning of the villages and building of schools and hospitals. This resulted in government ending cancelling the revenue of hiking and collection of taxes till the end of the famine. Gandhi in this situation saved thousands of lives from passing away and made more people stand up for what they believe…show more content…
The demand this time was a complete freedom and immediate exit of the British from India.Then during his final arrest for fighting his wife died and thats when he called it quits. After his wife died he was still in the middle of the war for freedom, and he won by the congress avoiding another civil war and that was the end of Gandhi’s fighting career for anything. In the end of Gandhi 's life he influenced thousands of lives in his era to stand up for what they believe in. He touched lots of people in his country and out of his country by helping the people around him. It says that he helped not only his leading country of India thru thick and thin but his ideas were used all over the world to get freedom and peace. Mahatma impacted not only his era but he impacted all the way up to present days but later in his young life he was

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