Theme Of Civil Disobedience In The 1930's

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Civil Disobedience in the 1920’s and 1930’s Throughout the entirety of the world’s history, civil disobedience can be viewed in many forms and styles. During the 1920’s leading to the Second Great War, which is also known as World War II, one country stood out above the rest in terms of doing what’s best for the nation. I adamantly believe Wilde’s claims of civil disobedience as a valuable human trait to be true. For example, Germany was at the lowest at the start of the 1920’s. Due to Germany losing in World War I (1914-1918), the German nation had to pay for War Reparations to the victors of the war. In the years after, Germany faced a crisis of inflation and hyperinflation under the Weimar Republic, which in turn led the German people to live in poverty. As poverty spread throughout Germany, middle-class Germans and the working class began to see their monthly wages become worthless and entire savings vanishing. By 1924 and 1929, the Great Depression increased Germany’s unemployment rate by the millions overnight similar to the United States at the time. In November of 1923, one german man led an unsuccessful rebellion, which is known as the Beer hall Putsch. This man and his associates planned to seize Munich and march against the…show more content…
As the British empire passed the Salt Acts, which taxed the production of Indian salt, the outcome heavily affected India’s lower class. On March 12, 1930, Gandhi and his followers began a mass civil disobedience march known as the Salt March; it led to a breakout of civil disobedience of India’s people. Gandhi was later arrested for instigating civil disobedience throughout the nation. In January 1931, Gandhi was released and later met with British leaders, who acknowledged his determination and mass movement. India finally acquired independence in August
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