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In what year did India gain its independence from Britain?
1947 due to Britain's lack of money and people to maintain control over India after WWII.
To what does Indian Independence Movement refer?
Independence from Britain
What was the Indian National Congress?
An organization seeking to gain more rights from British rule.
What is nationalism?
strong belief in one's country (loyalty)
What were some of the methods Gandhi incorporated into his push for independence?
Civil-disobedience - refusal to obey unjust laws
After India gained its independence, why did Muslims and Hindus fight?
Concerns on how the government would be run.
What did the British promise the Indians if they helped them fight WW1?
they would have more control in their government.
India(secular - religion is not part of their government decision making)
citizens elect their leader (president)
Parliament elects the Prime Minister
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