Q:   Which European country     colonized India and ruled the     region for 350 years?A:   Great Britain
Q:   Which THREE countries TODAY     were the British COLNY of     India?A:   1. Pakistan     2. India     3. Bangladesh  ...
Q:   How were the Indians treated     under British rule?A:   Unfairly, discriminated against
Q:   Was does the term     “colonization” mean?A:   When one country takes over     another country.
Q:   What does Westernization     mean?A:   More like countries “to the     west”
Q:   What were the THREE major     things that lead to India’s     independence?A:   1. Nationalism began to grow     2. G...
Q:   What is nationalism?A:   A feeling of pride in your country
Q:   How did nationalism help gain     independence for India?A:   The people in India did not want     to be a colony any...
Q:   What does the I.N.C. stand for?A:   Indian National Congress
Q:   What was the PURPOSE of the     I.N.C.?A:   To gain RIGHTS and     OPPORTUNITIES for Indians
Q:   What did the first leader of the     I.N.C. encourage Indians to do?A:   Boycott, or not buy, British-     made goods...
Q:   Who was India’s most famous     independence leader?A:   Mohandas Gandhi
Q:   What was Gandhi’s strategy for     getting India’s freedom?     •   Non-violent resistance     •   Civil disobedience...
Q:   What are some examples of     Gandhi’s non-violent methods?     •   Protests     •   MarchesA:   •     •         Boyc...
Q:   Gandhi’s non-violent methods     inspired which other famous     leaders in history?A:   1. South Africa: Nelson Mand...
What impact did World War IIQ:   have on India gaining its     independence?A:   It cost a lot of money to fight     the w...
Q:   What was the PURPOSE of the     British “Partition”?A:   To avoid a religious conflict     between the Hindus and the...
Q:   What was the “Partition” of the     British colony of India in 1947?A:   The division of the colony into     Pakistan...
Q:   What was the RESULT of the     British “Partition” of India in     1947?A:   Many Muslims moved to     Pakistan and t...
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  1. 1. Q: Which European country colonized India and ruled the region for 350 years?A: Great Britain
  2. 2. Q: Which THREE countries TODAY were the British COLNY of India?A: 1. Pakistan 2. India 3. Bangladesh • Was “East Pakistan”
  3. 3. Q: How were the Indians treated under British rule?A: Unfairly, discriminated against
  4. 4. Q: Was does the term “colonization” mean?A: When one country takes over another country.
  5. 5. Q: What does Westernization mean?A: More like countries “to the west”
  6. 6. Q: What were the THREE major things that lead to India’s independence?A: 1. Nationalism began to grow 2. Gandhi’s influence 3. Financial crisis in Europe due to WWII
  7. 7. Q: What is nationalism?A: A feeling of pride in your country
  8. 8. Q: How did nationalism help gain independence for India?A: The people in India did not want to be a colony anymore, they wanted to be free and be their own country!
  9. 9. Q: What does the I.N.C. stand for?A: Indian National Congress
  10. 10. Q: What was the PURPOSE of the I.N.C.?A: To gain RIGHTS and OPPORTUNITIES for Indians
  11. 11. Q: What did the first leader of the I.N.C. encourage Indians to do?A: Boycott, or not buy, British- made goods and buy Indian- made goods
  12. 12. Q: Who was India’s most famous independence leader?A: Mohandas Gandhi
  13. 13. Q: What was Gandhi’s strategy for getting India’s freedom? • Non-violent resistance • Civil disobedienceA: • • Peaceful protest “Satyagraha”
  14. 14. Q: What are some examples of Gandhi’s non-violent methods? • Protests • MarchesA: • • Boycotts Fasting
  15. 15. Q: Gandhi’s non-violent methods inspired which other famous leaders in history?A: 1. South Africa: Nelson Mandela 2. USA: Martin Luther King, Jr.
  16. 16. What impact did World War IIQ: have on India gaining its independence?A: It cost a lot of money to fight the war and rebuild after. It became too expensive for the British to keep the control of the colony.
  17. 17. Q: What was the PURPOSE of the British “Partition”?A: To avoid a religious conflict between the Hindus and the Muslims
  18. 18. Q: What was the “Partition” of the British colony of India in 1947?A: The division of the colony into Pakistan, India, and East Pakistan (present-day Bangladesh)
  19. 19. Q: What was the RESULT of the British “Partition” of India in 1947?A: Many Muslims moved to Pakistan and the Hindus stayed in India
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