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Gandhi and the Partition of India:Movie NotesNAME: ____sara_longdon_____ CLASS: ___geo___________ DATE: ___________Who (or what) are they?Indian National Congress Party:After Indian independence in 1947, the IndianNational Congress became the dominant political party in the country ofIndia.Mohandas K. Gandhi:He was born on October 2, 1869 and died on January 30,1948.Gandhiwas an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indianindependence movement against British colonial rule. He believed innonviolentcivil disobedience,Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements forcivil rights and freedom across the world.Muslim League:original name All IndiaMuslim League, political group that led themovement calling for a separateMuslimnation to be created at the time of the partitionof British Indiain 1947.Mohammed Ali Jinnah:born December 25, 1876 and died September 11, 1948.Jinnahserved as the leader of the All-India Muslim League from 1913 until Pakistan'screation on 14 August 1947, and then as Pakistan's first Governor-General until his
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