Non-violent Resistance Setting & Symbolism

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India

Gandhi's home and the land he freed from British rule.

South Africa

Gandhi began his practice of non-violence in South Africa to secure civil rights for Indians there.

Gujarat

The westernmost state in India and Gandhi's home state.

Vykom

The capital of the Indian state of Kerala and the site of the Vykom Satyagraha.

Britain

The country that ruled India for much of Gandhi's life.

Kheda, Bardoli, Rajkot

Names of three areas that saw Satyagrahas.

Satyagraha

Gandhi's spiritual philosophy of love, truth and non-violence.

Ahimsa

The belief in total nonviolence.

Fasting and Asceticism

Gandhi encourages the Satyagrahis to engage in various ascetic practices that he used to purify his own spirit and body.

The Salt Tax

The salt tax was a punitive tax on salt imposed by the British; Gandhi led a revolt against this tax.

British Rule

The British ruled India during Gandhi's life, but through...

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