indian independence n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Indian Independence PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Indian Independence

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 11

Indian Independence - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 132 Views
  • Uploaded on

Indian Independence. Nationalism. Being loyal to those with whom you share a common history, pride for one’s country. India as a colony. Colony of Great Britain Treated unfairly- best jobs and schools for British

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Indian Independence' - gizi


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
nationalism
Nationalism
  • Being loyal to those with whom you share a common history, pride for one’s country
india as a colony
India as a colony
  • Colony of Great Britain
  • Treated unfairly- best jobs and schools for British
  • Had to send raw materials to Great Britain and buy finished products from Britain
india starts to band together
India starts to band together
  • Indian national Congress (Hindus)
  • Muslim League (Muslims)
  • Want independence, fight on British side during WWI
  • If protest, thrown in jail
turning point amritsar massacre
Turning point: Amritsar Massacre
  • In 1919, fired into a group of protesters
  • 400 killed, 1200 wounded
  • Indians come together and want independence after this event
mohandas gandhi
Mohandas Gandhi
  • Civil disobedience
  • Led non-violent protests
  • Boycott British goods, refuse to attend 2nd class schools. Refuse to pay unfair salt taxes
  • Led a “Salt March” where they made their own salt by evaporating sea water
slide8

British guards beat peaceful demonstrators

  • People around the world called for India’s independence
  • Demonstrations hurt British economy and the world pressure wore the British down
the turning point for indp
The Turning Point for Indp
  • 1935 Govt of India act: some self govt
  • WWII: Indians not getting involved
  • Independence granted after WWII
hindus and muslims
Hindus and Muslims
  • Arguing btwn 2 religions over govt
  • 3 countries: India (Hindu), West Pakistan and East Pakistan (Muslim)