Flashcards in Civil Unrest and Electorate Politics Deck (9)
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
What happened in the town of Chauri Chaura?
17 Indian police officers, employed by the British, were killed
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
What did Ghandi resist in 1929?
salt tax by the British
How many miles was the salt march?
What did Gandhi do when he arrived in Dandi?
boil sea water and made his own salt without taxation
Which famous female Indian Nationalist joined Gandhi?
What did the British government do to Gandhi after the salt march?