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    Gandhi DBQ (Both) Through Imperialism, Britain oppressed many countries, including India. British influence stripped Indian culture and in some way, civil rights. As a result, a civil rights activist by the name of Mahatma Gandhi refused to replace his culture with that of the British. He also refused to accept that violence was the only way to gain independence. Throughout his philosophical journey, Gandhi went through trial and error to accomplish his ambitious goal. Conversely, Gandhi successfully

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    Reaction to the Film Ghandi "The way of truth and love has always won. Tyrants may seem invincible, but in the end they always fall." Mahatma Ghandi The film Ghandi proved to be insightful, educational, and inspirational. The film traces India's rocky path towards decolonization, led by the "Great Spirit" Ghandi. Mahatma Ghandi led India's struggle for independence from the British Empire before 1948. The trials and tribulations of India and her people touch on many social issues. The film depicts

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    things as smoking tobacco, which he stole out of the butts of his uncle’s cigarettes, and eating meat, which was totally against his religion. The reasoning behind this was the misconception that the British are so powerful and able to control the Indians because they eat meat. To do this, Gandhi stole money from his family to buy it, and lied to them about why he couldn’t eat dinner at home. This was one of the turning points in his life, the point where he promised to himself to never indulge in

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    prime minister of several small native states. Gandhi was married when he was only 13 years old. When he was 19 he defied custom by going abroad to study. He studied law at University College in London. Fellow students snubbed him because he was an Indian. In his lonely hours he studied philosophy. In his reading he discovered the principle of nonviolence as enunciated in Henry David Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience," and he was persuaded by John Ruskin's plea to give up industrialism for farm life and

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    Major-General James Wolfe

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    The history books should be re-written as to include Major-General James Wolfe as one of the founding fathers of our country. During the Seven years War he served as part of the British military and was the commander-in-chief of the British, American, and Highlander forces at the Battle of Quebec. His plan of attack up the Anse du Foulon to the Plains of Abraham was not only incredibly daring, but highly effective as it was this decisive move that allowed Wolfe’s army to capture the city of Quebec

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    George Washington

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    George Washington George Washington was born on February 22, 1732 on Popes Creek Farm in Westmoreland County, Virginia. The family George was born into consisted of his father, Augustine Washington, his mother, Mary Washington, and five brothers and sisters: Betty, Samuel, John Augustine, Charles and Mildred. There were also three other older children from his father's first marriage to Jane Butler, who died in 1729: thirteen year-old Lawrence, twelve year-old Augustine and nine year-old

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    but would soon break down. However, thousands of Indians fought in the war hoping that in return they would be given home rule. It would have been difficult to win without the invaluable help of the Indians and their constant supply of manpower. India was a vast supplier of raw materials to Britain and would in return buy British manufactured goods. Two- thirds of India was governed by the British, whilst the remainder was governed by Indian princes. The princely state rulers kept their power

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    people lived in poor conditions because Britain took all the wealth. After school, Gandhi went to London to study law. He became a lawyer and worked for an Indian firm. They soon wanted him to go and work in South Africa and represent the company. It was there in South Africa that Gandhi realised how bad the white settlers hated the Indian people. He was often resented and once got thrown off a bus for refusing to give up his seat. It was that day that he decided he would no longer be pushed

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    established a law practice in Bombay with little success. Two years later he joined an Indian firm. This firm retained him as a legal advisor in Durban. Arriving in Durban, Gandhi found himself treated as though part of an inferior race. He was appalled at the widespread denial of civil liberties and political rights to Indian immigrants in South Africa. He threw himself into the struggle for elementary rights for Indians. He used his training when forming his beliefs. “The things that will destroy

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    Advent of the Europeans Vasco da Gama landed at Calicut, sailing via the Cape of Good Hope in 1498. This marked the beginning of the European era in Indian history. The lucrative trade in spices of Malabar - in modern Kerala - had tempted the Portuguese and inspired the search for a sea route to the Indies. The Portuguese had already established their colony in Goa by the first decade of the 16th Century but their territorial and commercial hold in India remained rather limited. In the

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    And Then There Were None

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    by Agatha Christie is a thrilling tale of ten people invited to a remote island by an unseen figure who never appears throughout the story. All those who were invited have pasts that they are hiding and many things to fear. The guests are cast upon Indian Island, an island off the coast of England around the 1930s. Strangers to each other, slowly they reveal their shameful pasts. Coincidently, the name which they were invited by, Mr. U. N. Owen sounds similar to that of the word “unknown.” Among the

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    Mohandas Ghandi

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    struggle was not over. Gandhi was still in no form of power, and only was an adviser. As he had struggled throughout his life for India, been imprisoned for many years for India, it is interesting how on the evening of one of his usual prayers, an Indian waits in the crowd to kill him. On January 30th 1948, Bapu (Sanskrit for “father” commonly used with Gandhi and the “father of India”) was shot and killed, while having his nightly public walk. Mohandas Gandhi was one of the most powerful political

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    Colonial Unification Dbq

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    Colonial Unification " Societies take their shape from any number of forming elements, some roughly identifiable, some obscure and mysterious. There is a strange interplay between ideas and geography, between thought and the landscape that thought encounters; between inherited ideas and acquired environment." (pg 152 Smith, Page A New Age Now Begins) History has shown us that in order for a society to flourish there must be some commonality within the society. Sharing similar values, interests

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    The Americans and the French For this question I have chosen the Americans and the French as they represent very different aspects of the western world. Furthermore, although allies in the international market place and community, there is a continued hostility and intolerance of each other in terms of their cultures and practices, both in the work place and social traditions and beliefs, which makes the comparison even more interesting. In determining to which dimension the French and the

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    probably the greatest weeklies the world has known. He published no advertisement, and at the same time he did not let his newspapers run at a loss. He had gained considerable experience in South Africa, where he had taken over the editorship of the 'Indian Opinion' and published it in English, Tamil and Gujarati, sometimes running the press himself. Young India and Harijan became powerful vehicles of his views on all subjects. He wrote on all subjects. He wrote simply and clearly but forcefully,

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    was actually served as his political downfall, he remained one of the respected Prime Minister of India. Rajiv Gandhi belonged to one of the famous political family in India. His grandfather, Jawaharlal Nehru, was an Indian leader of independence and subsequently became the first Indian Prime Minister. Rajiv, together with his younger brother Sanjay, was raised in Delhi and Allahabad. He was educated at an exclusive school for boys at the Doon School and at the Welham Boy’s School then later sought

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    Mohandas Ghandhi

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    importance of this man (point at picture) as a universal figure of peace and equality. The faith experience and dedication of the father of non – violence are forged in his native India, in London and in his early struggles in favor of the dignity of Indian immigrants in South Africa. This man is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi who came to be known as the ‘Mahatma ‘meaning the great soul – the most respected and inspiring political leader of India. Mohandas was born in 1869 at Porbandar, a little town on

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    And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

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    All of these feelings would set in as you sat waiting to be the next victim. Ten Little Indians, published as And Then There Were None when it débuted in America, brought a wonderful sense of mystery into the life of the American. Written by Agatha Christie, it was published in 1939 as a fiction murder mystery. The story is set on an island off the coast of Devon, England during the thirties. Ten Little Indians is a classic murder mystery, which involves ten unsuspecting average people. While it seems

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    Within the state of Florida there are dozens of individualized, non-profit organizations making an effort to help the local wildlife. The local land and marine wildlife includes birds, geckos, frogs, snakes, panthers, manatees, sea turtles, fishes, sharks, corals, lizards and many, many more. Florida State is located on the Southeastern tip of the United States providing a unique opportunity for conservation of salt-water animals. While there are animal conservation efforts taking place all over

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    French And Indian War

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    The French and Indian War set the stage for future events that no one could ever have imagined. The economic practice of mercantilism, which insured profit only to the mother country was the accepted practice between England and her colonies. As long as these economic policies were met, England left much of the day to day governing of the colonies up to the colonies. It was this "salutory neglect" that ultimately led to the ideological differences between England and the colonies. England won the

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