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Gandhi powerpoint


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Gandhi powerpoint

  1. 1. Gandhi: A MemoirWilliam L. Shirer<br />
  2. 2. Background Info<br />Mahatma Gandhi born Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi October 2, 1869<br />Was a lawyer for much of his early life<br />Spent 22 years in South Africa, where he would begin an Indian revolution<br />
  3. 3. Gandhi-Irwin<br />Lord Irwin, Vicerory of British India in 1931<br />Many people felt Gandhi conceded too much in the Gandhi-Irwin truce<br />
  4. 4. Gandhi’s Beliefs, Virtues<br />Nonviolence, love, truth all keys to independencepurnaswaraj<br />Satyagraha “soul-force”<br />Religion=Truth<br />
  5. 5. Hindu-Muslim Conflict<br />Gandhi tried valiantly to settle the conflict but, in what he called his “greatest failure”, could not<br />
  6. 6. Round Table Conference<br />Gandhi would deliver one of his greatest speechs<br />Ultimately failed to achieve anything for India<br />
  7. 7. Independence<br />Independence on August 15, 1947<br />Gandhi assassinated one year later<br />
  8. 8. Works Cited<br />"Mohandas Gandhi." World History: The Modern Era. ABC-CLIO, 2011. Web. 3 Jan. 2011.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />