Ghandi                           by Joshua Mhoon                            info from: Wikipedia and GoogleSunday, Februar...
What Gandhi Did                  • Gandhi first employed non-                    violent civil disobedience as             ...
The Return                    • After his return to India from South Africa                      in 1915, he set about org...
Swaraj         • Assuming leadership of the           Indian National Congress in 1921,           Gandhi led nationwide   ...
Salt Tax                    • Gandhi famously led Indians in                      protesting the British-imposed salt tax ...
Non-Violence          • He was imprisoned for            many years, upon many            occasions, in both South        ...
Jail                   • He was imprisoned                     for many years,                     upon many              ...
Gandhi’s Dates                    • Born 2 October 1869                    • Porbandar, Kathiawar Agency, British India   ...
Education                 • Gandhi traveled to London                   to learn law at University                   of Lo...
Civil rights movement in South Africa                              (1893–1914)   • Gandhi spent 21 years in     South Afri...
Threatened      • In South Africa, Gandhi        faced the discrimination        directed at all coloured        people. H...
Unfair   • Traveling farther on by     stagecoach, he was beaten by     a driver for refusing to move     to make room for...
Hardships                • He suffered other hardships on the                  journey as well, including being barred    ...
At Stake   • As Gandhi still was in South     Africa there was going to be a     small war in South Africa with     Britai...
Hero     • After the black majority       came to power in South       Africa, Gandhi was       proclaimed a national hero...
Proper Roles             • Gandhi focused his               attention on Indians in               South Africa, but       ...
Segregation                    • White rule enforced strict segregation                      among all races and generated...
Indian Independence Movement                    • After Gandhi left South Africa he went                      to India per...
Motivation                    • Later a young man named Martin                      followed Gandhi and civil rights.Sunda...
Civil Rights Leaders • Gandhi influenced   important leaders and   political movements.   Leaders of the civil rights   mov...
Mandela         • Anti-apartheid           activist and former           President of South           Africa, Nelson      ...
Followers        • Others include Khan          Abdul Ghaffar Khan,          Steve Biko, Aung San          Suu Kyi, and Be...
Mahatma Gandhi                    • "Christ gave us the goals and Mahatma                      Gandhi the tactics."—Martin...
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  1. 1. Ghandi by Joshua Mhoon info from: Wikipedia and GoogleSunday, February 5, 2012
  2. 2. What Gandhi Did • Gandhi first employed non- violent civil disobedience as an expatriate lawyer in South Africa, in the resident Indian communitys struggle for civil rights.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  3. 3. The Return • After his return to India from South Africa in 1915, he set about organizing peasants, farmers, and urban laborers in protesting excessive land-tax and discrimination.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  4. 4. Swaraj • Assuming leadership of the Indian National Congress in 1921, Gandhi led nationwide campaigns for easing poverty, expanding womens rights, building religious and ethnic amity, ending untouchability, increasing economic self-reliance, but above all for achieving Swaraj —the independence of India from foreign domination.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  5. 5. Salt Tax • Gandhi famously led Indians in protesting the British-imposed salt tax and later in calling for the British to Quit India in 1942.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  6. 6. Non-Violence • He was imprisoned for many years, upon many occasions, in both South Africa and India. Gandhi strove to practice non- violence and truth in all situations, and advocated that others do the same.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  7. 7. Jail • He was imprisoned for many years, upon many occasions, in both South Africa and India.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  8. 8. Gandhi’s Dates • Born 2 October 1869 • Porbandar, Kathiawar Agency, British India • Died 30 January 1948 (aged 78) • New Delhi, Dominion of India • Assassination by shooting • Resting place Rajghat, New Delhi, IndiaSunday, February 5, 2012
  9. 9. Education • Gandhi traveled to London to learn law at University of London. • He was very shy so he started taking dance lessons and violin to blend in.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  10. 10. Civil rights movement in South Africa (1893–1914) • Gandhi spent 21 years in South Africa, where he developed his political views, his ethics, and his political leadership skills. The Indians in South Africa were led by wealthy Muslims, who employed Gandhi as a lawyer.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  11. 11. Threatened • In South Africa, Gandhi faced the discrimination directed at all coloured people. He was thrown off a train at Pietermaritzburg after refusing to move from the first-class; he protested and was allowed on first class the next day.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  12. 12. Unfair • Traveling farther on by stagecoach, he was beaten by a driver for refusing to move to make room for a European passenger.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  13. 13. Hardships • He suffered other hardships on the journey as well, including being barred from several hotels.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  14. 14. At Stake • As Gandhi still was in South Africa there was going to be a small war in South Africa with Britain who owned lots of land counting India and South Africa. • Since Gandhi thought they were unfair he decided to join colours up to be medics for Britain but it didn’t work.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  15. 15. Hero • After the black majority came to power in South Africa, Gandhi was proclaimed a national hero with numerous monuments.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  16. 16. Proper Roles • Gandhi focused his attention on Indians in South Africa, but historians have also examined his changing ideas on the proper role for blacks.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  17. 17. Segregation • White rule enforced strict segregation among all races and generated conflict between these communities.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  18. 18. Indian Independence Movement • After Gandhi left South Africa he went to India permanently. He joined the Indian National Congress and was introduced to Indian politics.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  19. 19. Motivation • Later a young man named Martin followed Gandhi and civil rights.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  20. 20. Civil Rights Leaders • Gandhi influenced important leaders and political movements. Leaders of the civil rights movement in the United States, including Martin Luther King and James Lawson, drew from the writings of Gandhi in the development of their own theories about non-violence.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  21. 21. Mandela • Anti-apartheid activist and former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, was inspired by Gandhi.Sunday, February 5, 2012
  22. 22. Followers • Others include Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, Steve Biko, Aung San Suu Kyi, and Benigno Aquino, Jr. (the Philippine opposition leader during the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos and father of current Philippine president Benigno Aquino III).Sunday, February 5, 2012
  23. 23. Mahatma Gandhi • "Christ gave us the goals and Mahatma Gandhi the tactics."—Martin Luther King Jr, 1955.Sunday, February 5, 2012

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