1. What did Aung San's fellow university students think about him?
Other students thought Aung San "eccentric," because fear of being criticized never dissuaded him from doing anything.
2. What was the Freedom Bloc's message?
The political party's message was that the Burmese people should support the British war effort, provided independence at war's end was promised.
3. What was the Burmese people's attitude toward the Japanese?
Many Burmese met the Japanese as liberators, only to find them worse oppressors than the British.
4. In his 1947 inauguration speech, what did Aung San caution the Burmese people about?
Aung San cautioned people to not waste time blaming imperialism for their present ills, but to move forward to practically solve them.
5. How did the British attempt to pacify the Burmese after they obtained rule of the country?
The British attempted to pacify the Burmese people by emphasizing ethnic differences among them.
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