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1 Independence #3: Independent India (put this on your binder paper) Words of the Day: 3. Halt To stop Independence for India was halted by World War Aggression Practice of making assaults or attacks Germany’s aggression against the Jews resulted in the death of millions.

2 Independence Movements Congress Party: represent Indians, primarily Hindu Muslim League: feared the Hindus would dominate (control) & created a Muslim party Gandhi wanted everyone to join together

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4 WW2 India forced to fight w/British

5 Post WW2 Riots b/w Muslim & Hindus – 4 days of riots in 1946 – 5,000 dead & 15,000 hurt! August 1947 British grants independence to India –Partition: divide up India into 2 nations mostly Hindu India & mostly Muslim Pakistan

6 Freedom! Jawaharlal Nehru becomes 1 st Prime Minister (leader) of India, a democratic nation

7 Problems! When India is partitioned, people had to decide where to live: India or Pakistan? 10 million Hindus & Muslims moved &

8 Partition Riots ensued - a million ppl will die

9 Gandhi asks for peace! He said, “What is there to celebrate? I see nothing but blood.” He is assassinated in January 1948

10 Ind. #4: Pg. 504 – read paragraphs & answer blue questions Make this chart: Economic ProblemsNehru’s Solutions **include 4 things in each category


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