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  • Gandhi's Method Of Passive Resistance
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    Gandhi was an influential figure in our society. He taught many people about equal rights, honouring thy neighbour, and peace and tranquillity. Although at times his actions were deemed improbable and insane nevertheless, they were effective. Life of Mohatama Gandhi; his goals he accomplish for freedom for South Africa; and how Mohatama finally obtained freedom for India. Gandhi, also known as Mahatma Gandhi, was born in the present state of Gujarat on October 2, 1869. He was educated in law at ...
  • Gandhi
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    The Small Man Who Led a Big Nation Mahatma Gandhi was a national icon for the people of India between the years 1869 and 1948. He is still remembered all over the world today. To follow the path of Gandhi one must traverse all regions of India, from the houses of the highest officials to the poorest villages where the word poverty does injustice. Gandhi led a fearless resistance against the British government, that oppressed his people, and an endless pilgrimage to lift the spirits of his people...
  • Gandhi's Program Of Tolerance
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    Mohandas Karam chand Gandhi was one of the leading spiritual, political, moral, and cultural leaders of the 1900's. He helped free India from British control by using a unique method of nonviolent resistance. Gandhi is honored by the people of India, as the father of their nation. He was slight in build, but had great physical and moral strength. He was assassinated, by an Indian, who resented his program of tolerance for all creeds and religions. Gandhi was born on Oct. 2, 1869, in Por bandar, ...
  • Gandhis Progression Towards His Goals
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    Many people feel they can change the world and better it for future generations. They try all sorts of ways to change life, and many dont accomplish their goals. One person who did accomplish his goals was Gandhi. Gandhi took many actions to affect those who were doing wrong. But did Gandhi accomplish his goals when he wanted to Did Gandhi accomplish his goals at all I feel Gandhi did accomplish his goals, but not in his lifetime. Born Mohandas Karam chand Gandhi in 1869, the worlds greatest man...
  • Seminary King
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    Bios of Important Civil-Rights Activists Martin Luther King Jr. He was born on January 15, 1929 at a family home in Atlanta Georgia. King's grandfather was a Baptist preacher. His father was pastor of Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church. King earned his own Bachelor of Divinity degree from Crozier Theological Seminary in 1951, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Boston University in 1955. While at seminary King became acquainted with Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolent social protest. On a trip t...
  • Age 13 Gandhi
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    Gandhi Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869 in Por bandar, India. He became one of the most respected spiritual and political leaders of the 1900's. Gandhi helped free the Indian people from British rule through nonviolent resistance, and is honored by his people as the father of the Indian Nation. The Indian people called Gandhi Mahatma, meaning Great Soul. At age 13 Gandhi married Kas turba, a girl the same age. The marriage was arranged by their parents. The Gandhi had four children. Gandhi stu...
  • Gandhi In The Twentieth Century Gandhi
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    Gandhi In the twentieth century Gandhi stimulated fresh expressions of Hinduism in independent India. Gandhi was a Hindu leader who was against the British government, served time in British jails, and in 1947 became one of the leaders of a new India where Hinduism is still the dominant religion. Gandhi studied in Britain and practiced law in South Africa. He was keenly aware of the injustices imposed by the British, and of the the injustices imposed by Hindus on untouchables. In Hinduism an unt...
  • Times Gandhi
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    Gandhi Mahatma (Mahatma means 'great soul') Gandhi devoted his life to peace and brotherhood in order to achieve social and political progress. His nonviolent resistance to British rule won independence for India, he was then assassinated by a religious fanatic. He studied law at University College in London. Students weren't very fond of him just because he was Indian. This was an example of the immorality of apartheid. In spite of how smart you were or what your status was you were still a vic...
  • South Africa Gandhi
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    Mohandas Gandhi was a religious man, however, his religious beliefs did not come from his childhood but from his studies that he began as a political activist in South Africa. Upon his return to India from England, he had had a rough start as a lawyer and accepted an offer to work on a case in South Africa. He ended up staying in South Africa for more than twenty years. In South Africa Gandhi became a leader of the Indian immigration population. Gandhi had to learn skills to overcome caste, clas...
  • One Scene Gandhi
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    Richard Attenborough's Gandhi is the portrayal of the live of Mohandas Karam chand Gandhi. Gandhi was depicted as an ordinary person, who lives and adjusts to the circumstances of the time and then becomes an extraordinary leader. Gandhi was famous for his response to the racial discrimination, which had changed the empire. The movie shows what a huge impact Gandhi made on India and on its future. Thanks to Gandhi, the country obtained independence from Britain. The greatest achievement of Gandh...
  • Hero Of Faith Gandhi
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    What Qualities of Gandhi make him a hero of faith Gandhi was a great man, the quintessence of a hero of faith. In all religions nowadays Gandhi has attained an almost mythical status for being one of the most loving and good man that most can remember, but there are three certain qualities which allow him to be presented with this mythical "hero of faith" stature, these qualities of Gandhi, which make him a hero of faith are, his courage because he was willing to die in order to bring his countr...
  • Gandhis Non Violent Movement
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    Gandhi: A Man of Principle George C. Wallace, the United States Secretary of State when Mohandas K. Gandhi was assassinated, said that Gandhi had become a spokesman for the conscience of all mankind- a man who made humility and simple truth more powerful than empires (Gandhi, np). Gandhi is well known for his leadership in the liberation of India from Britain, but his main goal and message transcends beyond the acts he did, into everyday living. Gandhi promoted simple living, non-violence, and f...
  • Gandhi And Many Other Indians
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    MOHANDAS KARMCHAND GANDHI All throughout history, the most common way to solve a dispute was with violence. The dispute eventually grew larger with many people joining the different sides. These large disputes eventually grew into wars. Most people believed that wars were the only way to solve problems. Then, a native East Indian, named Gandhi, expressed what he thought, and changed the way the world felt about violence "Nonviolence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightie...
  • Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi During The 20th Century
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    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi During the 20th century there were many great individuals throughout the world but none stand out more to me than Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He was an Indian nationalist leader, who established his country's freedom through a nonviolent revolution. He considered the terms passive resistance and civil disobedience inadequate for his purposes, however, and coined another term, Satyagraha (truth and firmness). He was a major part of World War I by recruiting campaigns. H...
  • Gandhi And Many Other Indians
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    In a small, ivory-colored house in Porbandar, on the coast of Kathiawar in western India, Mohandas K. Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869. His parents were Karam chand and Putlibai Gandhi. 1 He was small and dark, and looked no different from the millions of other children born in India. Yet this was no ordinary child. He was to fight and over-come a great empire and, without taking to violence, set his country free. He was to be called the "Mahatma", or the "Great Soul". 2 Having led his people ...
  • Gandhi's Success In Africa
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    Mahatma Gandhi was a great Hindu leader and model for the world to follow. His fervor for an independent India encouraged others to stand behind and support him in his efforts to obtain an independent country. Gandhi was born in India yet he received the majority of his preparation for the India's movement in South Africa. Gandhi was jailed and beaten in South Africa but persevered and the government made important concessions to Gandhi's demands, including recognition of Indian marriages and ab...
  • Gandhi Like Hitler
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    In the late 1800's and the early 1900's the people of northern Europe, southern Africa and Asia were in despair. They had no leaders. They were defenseless. India had been taken over by the British Empire and now the 315 million Indians were under the rule of the 100 thousand British soldiers there. In Germany there were six different political groups; nobody knew what to do. These countries were in shock, they need a change, but more importantly, they needed a leader. Mohandas K. Gandhi was a l...
  • Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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    There are many people, who have greatly influenced the lives of other people. These people are regarded as Semi Gods in their country. They have endured great hardships to help their country. One such person is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Gandhi is famous for his method of direct social action based on nonviolence and truth called Satyagraha. He believed that the way people behave is more important than what they achieved. Satyagraha promoted non violence and civil disobedience. Mohandas Karamch...
  • Gandhi's Use Of Satyagraha
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    Courage is necessary to win a war. The definition of courage is the state or quality of mind or spirit that enables one to face danger, fear, or vicissitudes with self-possession, confidence, and resolution. Gandhi had great courage all through his life and used it to win wars. The way Gandhi won these wars was through Satyagraha, which means truth-force. This truth-force required that Gandhi and his followers announce their aims, then take action without violence and finally negotiate with thei...
  • Martin Luther Kings View On Civil Disobedience
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    The term civil disobedience means "refusal to obey civil laws in an effort to induce change in governmental policy or legislation, characterized by nonviolent means", theories on this term have been around for a long time. (American Heritage Dictionary 3rd Edition pg 161) People like Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. have took up and preached their own theories on civil disobedience. The two have there own reasons why to practice civil disobedience but there view on it is in similar mann...

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