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Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Hindu
Gandhi’s religion

civil disobedience, nonviolence, tolerance
Gandhi’s approach to responding to British rule of his country included these ideas.

England
Where Gandhi was educated

Law
Degree earned by Gandhi

South Africa
Where Gandhi was first exposed to racial prejudice

ahimsa
Jain concept of nonviolence

satyagraha
Gandhi’s method of protest; a policy of passive political resistance used to gain political and social reforms; a form of nonviolent opposition used to protest and fight injustice without injury

Jainism
religion that teaches salvation by perfection through successive lives, and noninjury to living creatures

Swaraj
Indian independence from British rule

Hindus and Muslims
The two groups Gandhi hoped to join

tinsel, gunpowder, atomic bomb
Things Gandhi attributed to the West

“Love” and “Truth”
“The message of the East, the message of Asia” according to Gandhi

How Gandhi’s life ended
assassinated by a Hindu extremist for Gandhi’s tolerance of Muslims

India
Gandhi’s home country

Great Soul
Meaning of “Mahatma,” the name Gandhi was better known by

Gandhi died in 1948, one year after
The British Parliament passed an act dividing India into two independent nations – Hindu India and Islamic Pakistan.

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