Why was Gandhi in jail from 1922 – 1924?
Protesting against British rule
How long was the Salt March?
When was Gandhi assassinated?
January 30th, 1948
What does Mahatma mean?
Gandhi led the non-violent independence movement to free India from which European country?
Did Gandhi support or oppose splitting India into two countries (India and Pakistan)?
What was Gandhi’s religion?
What is the religion of the man who assassinated Gandhi?
Roughly how many people were arrested because of their involvement with the Salt March?
About 60,000 people
Why were there massive riots following the partition that created the East and West Pakistan as well as India?
Muslim and Hindu sects fought with one another
Did fighting increase or decrease immediately after Gandhi’s death?
Later in his life, why would Gandhi go on hunger strikes?
Protest British rule; wanted an independent India
What happened in August of 1947?
Independence of India and Pakistan
Because he went to Europe, what was Gandhi’s new caste?
”Out-caste”; expelled from old group
In 1920, which two groups did Gandhi try to unite for a single cause?
Hindus and Muslims
What modern country was known as West Pakistan?
What modern country was known as East Pakistan?
Why did the assassin kill Gandhi?
Gandhi supported equality between Muslims and Hindus; Hindus were thought to be a superior people by the assassin
HINDUISM: Why is the cow important to Hindus?
Cow represents Hindu values of non-injury and benevolence; very naturalistic ”hands-off” animal
Did you learn anything new about the caste system?
Caste system in India ensured that no one of a low-ranking status could rise in society and would stay in the designated group
Where does the word Hinduism come from?