Gandhi Setting & Symbolism

Louis Fischer
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Porbandar

Gandhi was born in the Indian seaside town of Porbandar, India in 1869.

London

Gandhi traveled from India to London to study law. He eventually earned his law degree there. He traveled there several times years later to meet with British officials to discuss India's independence.

South Africa

Gandhi spent over 20 years in South Africa fighting for the rights of the East Indians who lived there and suffered under governmental color discrimination.

Pretoria, South Africa

After feeling the sting of discrimination because of his color, the young Gandhi lost his timidity and gave his first speech in Pretoria, promoting ways the gathered Indians and Moslems could combat discrimination by white men.

Bombay

Gandhi was not successful as a lawyer in Bombay. He was sold his first insurance policy there which he later let lapse, trusting God more than an insurance company.

Satyagraha Ashram

Gandhi's Satyagraha Ashram was located...

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