Mahatma Gandhi

By: Nicki S. and Taylor Y.

All about Mahatma Gandhi!

* Born- October 2, 1869
* Died- January 40, 1948
* Full name- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
* About his name- Mahatma means "Great Soul"; he was named Mahatma after death.

Gandhi's Accomplishments

* Father of Indian independence movement
* Went to South Africa for 20 years to help stop discrimination
* He made a way to fight against injustices with no violence; he called it satyagraha.
* He worked to get rid of Great Britain's rule India.
* He inspired many people with his powerful quotes.
* His non violent concept was used by many people like Martin Luther King Jr.
* He was a leader against discrimination.

Citations!

Website Citation:
Rosenberg, Jennifer. "Gandhi - Biography of Mahatma Gandhi." About.com 20th Century History. About.com, 2013. Web. 01 Mar. 2013.
http://history1900s.about.com/od/people/a/gandhi.htm

Picture Citations!

First Picture:
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Second Picture:
http://www.img2.desicolours.net/2009/october/gandhi-mumbai-maniben.jpg
Third Picture:
http://www.wallpaperswala.com/wp-content/gallery/mahatma-gandhi/mahatma-gandhi-in-young.jpg
Fourth Picture:
http://www.wallpaperswala.com/wp-content/gallery/mahatma-gandhi/mahatma-gandhi-in-young.jpg

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