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A Mock Newspaper Article About Ghandi Which Describes His Basic Achievements

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An amazing man who goes by the name Mahatma Ghandi has recently shook up the world by having the great British Empire grant India home rule. On the 15 of August 1947, Britain granted India independence. The newly liberated landmass has been divided into a Muslim Pakistan and a Hindu India. Not only has this man accomplished what was once thought to be impossible, but he has done so in a fashion that will forever revolutionize the art of rebellion. With his passive resistance, the people of India have brought the British Empire to its knees. This moment is not to be thought of as a loss for England, but as triumph for peace in these days of war.Gandhi's fight for the freedom of India was a ...view middle of the document...

This not only helped the impoverished of India gain more business, but it broke ties with British cloth trade.Though his victories were many, Gandhi suffered a severe downfall with a small town of Chauri Chaura. A demonstration escalated into a violent uprising. Gandhi felt disheartened by the violence shown and fasted for all of India to stop the rebellion against the British. He was sent to prison for sedition and was released two years later. In the years between 1925 and 1930, Gandhi did not actively participate in Indian politics. Instead he tried to end untouchability and animosity between Hindus and Muslims. Gandhi was once again considered a thing of the past, and once again, he would set about to prove everybody wrong.In march of 1930, Gandhi began his most successful campaign. Marching towards the sea, he and 60,000 other Indians made salt. Prior to this, Indians were forced to buy English salt. Once again this benefited the impoverished and broke off ties with Britain.Britain was at the mercy of this little man, and he knew it. Through years of passive fighting, Gandhi has achieved his goal of Indian home rule through a revolutionary idea of passive aggressiveness.Gandhi's philosophy is incredible, his ideals and love for peace and its promotion are an inspiration to us all. His conversation with a British ambassador while imprisoned explained the beliefs behind his crusades. When the ambassador asked Gandhi to calm violent uprisings...

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