8.7 Topic 8.9 - Causation in the Age of Cold War and Decolonization.pdf

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two ways that this resistance manifested itself there was non-violence and there was violence Mohandas Gandhi and his nonviolent resistance was against the oppressive British colonial rule in India Gandhi led the Indian National Congress which was an organization established to resist the British and instead of encouraging Indians to take up arms to oust the British from their land he led them in a campaign of civil disobedience first Gandhi and his followers participated in the home spun movement so ever since the American Civil War caused a shortage of cotton in the world the British colonial government ramped up its production of cotton in India they would then buy this cotton from India very low prices ship it back to Britain make a bunch of textiles out of it in their own factories and then sell it back to the Indians at inflated prices unjust system and the response to it was the homespun movement Gandhi

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