East India Trading Company employee who became a military officer.
Defeated Muslim forces at Plassey and drove Dutch and French from Bengal.
Appointed governor of Bengal
India's first prime minister and President of Muslim National Congress
High-caste Hindu and lawyer
Ghandi studied his ideas on nonviolence
Declared Empress of India in 1876 by British parliament
Henry David Throeau
Ghandi studied his writings about civil disobedience
Sir John A. R. Marriott
20th century British writer who wrote with pride about all the "accomplishments" Britain brought to India
Hindu practice of offering human sacrifice to Kali-the goddess of destruction
Government of India Act 1909
soul-force or soul-truth
a cornerstone of Ghandi's philosophy that converts an opponent through truth, love and self-sacrifice
Government of India Act of 1935
tax collectors under the Mogul ruler Akbar
Hindu custom of a widow committing suicide by throwing herself on the funeral pyre of her husband
Hindu and Muslim soldiers recruited by the East India Company. British commanders did not treat them as equals to European soldiers.
Responsible for the Sepoy Mutiny
National Congress Party
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