WH2 Ch.35 - Chapter 35 Indian National Congress:...

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Chapter 35 Indian National Congress: Organization that enlisted the support of many prominent Hindus and Muslims After the Great War; it was in opposition to the British Movement for national liberation Dedicated to achieving independence for India Had an upsurge of nationalist activity but was repressed by waves of violence and disorder throughout India MOHANDAS K. GANDHI*: Also known as “Bapuji” A remarkable and charismatic leader that was involved in organizing the local Indian community against a system of racial segregation that made Indians second class citizens Embraced a philosophy of tolerance and non violence Believed in simple living and denounced material possession Transformed the Indian National Congress into an organization that aided in Indian nationalism Got the name “Mahatma” meaning “great soul” Fought especially hard to improve the lives of the lower class society ( the untouchables) With his leadership, he organized 2 mass movements
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course HISTORY 165 taught by Professor Freeman during the Summer '11 term at Coastline Community College.

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