Gandhi’s Life Gandhi's was born in India 1896 A spelling test came up and Gandhi wasn’t the best writer. A spelling test inspector came in to the class and the teacher told Gandhi to cheat off of the person next to him. Gandhi told the teacher cheating was wrong. This is courageous because he stood up to the teacher. Gandhi and his friends tried to steal a statue from one of the temples and his friend got caught and Gandhi blamed it all on himself. This was courageous because he was brave enough to stick up for his friends. Gandhi moved to a new school and had to learn English and make new friends. This shows courage because he had to make new friends and learn a new language.
Gandhi's Life [Continued] Gandhi got married and he had to take care of his wife and he had to study for school. This is courageous its hard to study for school and take care of a wife When Gandhi was away in England is law school his mother died. This was courageous because even though his mother died he still kept on working. Gandhi moved his family South Africa to continue his work. He was attacked by white troublemakers.This just made Gandhi more mad and made him want to do more for the Indians. This was courageous because Even though he was being picked on and A hard time he stuck with it to help others Gandhi soon won the the fight against the government and the taxes for Indians was cut, also they recognized Hindu marriage. This was courageous because he put all that work into helping others.He stayed until He made a difference.
Gandhi’s Life [Continued] Gandhi started a group with his friends and family and followers, They grew food and studied And they called it the satyagraha. This is courageous because he started a new group all By himself and they do tons of stuff in the group. The British government gave Gandhi a award for his medical services in the Anglo-Boer war. This is courageous because he risked his life helping others in a war. Gandhi lead a group against the bill and was arrested. This was courageous Because he was arrested for trying to help others.
Gandhi’s Life [Continued] After the protest there was a huge upset places were burned down and British were even killed. This was courageous because all of those people were so upset that Gandhi was put into jail. In 1919 Gandhi became India’s national congressman. In 1920 Gandhi became president of the All-India Home Rule League. This was courageous because all of the people wanted him to be elected because of his braveness and Kindness. Gandhi made a new kind of protest. This is what he did he gathered his own salt which is against the British law when people found out it started to spread and Gandhi and his followers went on strike. This was courageous because he’s already gone on strike before so he can easily get arrested and also he made up the new protest.
Gandhi was calm and peaceful by fasting a lot
to create peace and to stop wars. Sometimes Gandhi’s method of fasting did fail a couple of times.
Gandhi invented a new kind of protest called the Satyagraha, meaning truth and force. He lead a protest that just lead to violence.
Gandhi thought that helping the Indians was the noble thing to do because he is a Indian and some of them needed help.
Gandhi went to law school to be a lawyer. To become a lawyer you had pass law examinations and you had to “keep term” [You had to eat a set number of meals in the dining hall at his Inn Of Court].
Gandhi led many protests and groups and was elected for many things, such as Congressman and president for All-Indian Home Rule League. He also received lots of awards and metals.
Many Indians knew Gandhi along with many British. Many respected and listened to Gandhi, but some people hated him because he stood up for what he believed in.
Gandhi’s life goal was to save lives, relieve
suffering and help people feel better. An example of him reliving suffering is when he provided medical service in the Anglo-Boer war.