Mahatma Gandhi: Legend of Peace

                   Publisher Information

     My name is Archit Kumar.  I am a 6th grade student at Holman Middle School located in Glen Allen, Virginia.  I was born in Richmond, VA and am the youngest child in my family.  Playing sports, singing classical music, and practicing the piano are my favorite hobbies.  One day, I aspire to become an astronomical scientist.    

                       Website Purpose

     The intention of creating this website is to inform readers about Mahatma Gandhi.  I chose to describe about Mahatma Gandhi as he is a inspirational and a spiritual leader.  The purpose of this website is also, to provide an insight about Mahatma Gandhi's life values, his fight against British rule, and the sacrifices he made towards mankind. 

Mahatma Gandhi is saying a speech in front of a crowd about how they shoud claim their independence from Great Britain.

Description:
Childhood and Family Background

     Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, in the city of Porbandar, close to Bombay, India.Gandhi was an introvert by nature. For example, he did not interact much in the classroom or outside on the playground. He was silent, apprehensive, and humble tongued.  After Gandhi finished college, he then studied law in London, England.

      Mohandas’s father, Karamchand Gandhi had employed the high office of the Chief Minister of Porbandar. Karamchand was an exemplary administrator. Mahatma Gandhi’s most influential role-model in his life was his mother, Putlibai. She was a very adequate and proficient women.

Mohondas Gandhi as a child

Cause and Effect: Fighting against British Rule

     Gandhi was hit by all the violence that was happening across India.  Because of this,  Gandhi thought about how he should advise the saythagraha principles around the country to millions of people.  The saythagraha principle is a policy of passive political resistance.  Gandhi also wanted to include Indian Muslims within his idea.  The Indian Natal Congress agreed with his concept and helped support him.  Also, Gandhi encouraged the boycotting of British goods.    

     In 1930, Gandhi led the Salt March from March to April. The Salt March was an act of  disobedience to protest the British control over India.   

Gandhi leading Indians on the Salt March to protest British rule

Chronological Order: Mahatma Gandhi's       Timeline

     Great Britain takes control and independence from India on 1858.  11 years later, Mahatma Gandhi is born on October 2, 1869.  Gandhi then moves to Natal, South Africa on 1897 where he spent 20 years trying to oppose discriminatory legislation against Indians.  As the British ruled over India, Gandhi led a protest against them called the Salt March on 1930. On August 15 1947, India is freed from British rule. At the age of 78 on January 30, 1948, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by a a Hindu fanatic named Nathuram Godse because, he attempted to stop the conflict between the Hindu and Muslims.  

   Gandhi is considered one of the most strongest leaders of the world!

    

                         Website Citations

"Mahatma Gandhi." Britannica School. Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., 2014. Web. 12 Dec. 2014. <http://school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/274487>.

"Mahatma Gandhi : Pictorial Biography." Mahatma Gandhi : Pictorial Biography. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Dec. 2014

"Mahatma Gandhi." Bio. A&E Television Networks, 2014. Web. 17 Dec. 2014.

Todd, Anne M., and Martin E. Marty. Mohandas Gandhi. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2004. Print.

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2 years ago
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how many people took part in the salt march

2 years ago
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Very very very good job, it was very neat and I could tell where each section was.

2 years ago
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I find Gandhi's quote"Be the change you want to see in the world" is a great quote

2 years ago
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Amazing Job has so many facts and details its very neat! :)

2 years ago
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Good job on the website I have heard of him before but i never really looked in to it this far. :)

2 years ago
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Great! Also how many people did the fast with him?

2 years ago
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Do find Gandhi as your role model?

2 years ago
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I like all the detail and effort you put into the website.

2 years ago
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Thanks to you Archit, I learned about a great leader I never knew about.

2 years ago
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Why do admire Gahndi?