What Is Gandhi's Civil Disobedience Movement?

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Born in Oct. 2, 1869, Porbandar, Gujrat, being the youngest person in his family, Gandhi was introduced to mutual tolerance, non-injury to living beings, and vegetarianism at a young age due to his family's religious beliefs. His father being the Chief Minister of Porbandar, Gandhi was highly privileged to receive comprehensive education, but was proven to be an average student. Gandhi was married at a young age and after having four sons, he went to University College London in September 1888, which offered him the opportunity to further his studies because he was unhappy at the college he went to previously and because he wanted to fulfill his parent's wishes to take the bar. At the University College London, he went on to proceed the philosophical…show more content…
He was not in the public eye for several years after his release in 1924, until in 1930 when the British introduced a tax on salt. Because of the taxation of salt, Gandhi began a campaign to illegally create salt by going to the sea which was 250 miles in distance, which was also known as the salt march. This march was an extremely important role for the independence of India as it started the nationwide Civil Disobedience Movement. This one movement crippled the British economy as salt was used by everyone everywhere, by not using their salt, their product was wasted due to the impact of the salt march. British authorities were forced to negotiate with Gandhi after recognizing his political influence nationally. This resulted in the alleviation of property, granted status to the 'untouchables', and rights of women, which inevitably led to Gandhi's goal 'Swaraj'. During the early WW2, Gandhi started protests for British to 'Quit India' which resulted in a arrest on 9th August, 1942, and he was imprisoned for two years. Three months before his release, his wife Kasturba died in the same prison. The only way for India to become independent was by separating with British Indian Empire into India, and Pakistan, which was negotiated by the British, so the offer was taken by Gandhi, and India celebrated its independence day on August 15, 1947. There were six assassinations that Gandhi suffered in his lifetime, but several of these attempts came from Nathuram Godse, a Hindu activist who did not believe in the principle of non-violence and supporting all religions. After several failed attempts, Nathuram Godse was successful at killing Gandhi by shooting him in the chest, Godse was convicted and executed for the
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