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1

What happened at Jallianwalla Bagh in 1919?

British soldiers opened fire on a peaceful protest at the Sikh temple in Amritsar, killing over 300 Indians

2

What happened in the town of Chauri Chaura?

17 Indian police officers, employed by the British, were killed

3

What did Ghandi say after Chauri Chaura?

called off the non-violent movement saying as long as Indians do violence against each other they are not fit to rule

4

What did Ghandi resist in 1929?

salt tax by the British

5

How many miles was the salt march?

241

6

What did Gandhi do when he arrived in Dandi?

boil sea water and made his own salt without taxation

7

Which famous female Indian Nationalist joined Gandhi?

Sarojini Naidu

8

What did the British government do to Gandhi after the salt march?

arrested him

9

Describe how Mohanda K. Gandhi helped India gain independence from Great Britain

a. led a non- violent political movement
b. pushed back against the British with peaceful non-cooperation