Presentation on theme: "Ch 14 Sec 4 Nationalism in India and Southwest Asia"— Presentation transcript:
1 Ch 14 Sec 4 Nationalism in India and Southwest Asia
2 India: After WWIThe people of India had expected independence after WWI for their help.Both Hindus and Muslims set aside their differences to work together to get rid of the British.
3 ProtestingAs protests grew more intense in India, the British passed the Rowlett Acts. This law allowed the British to imprison any protestor for up to 2 years.
4 Amritsar MassacreIn 1919, 10,000 protestors in the city of Amritsar began praying in protest to this law. The British opened fire, killing 400 and wounding 1200.
5 GandhiMohandas Gandhi, seeing too much suffering, began a non violent protest.Gandhi practiced civil disobedience. Calmly disobeying the laws. He called for boycotts, strikes, and a Salt March, where Indians stopped buying British Salt, and made their own from the ocean.
6 Middle East Ottoman Empire becomes Turkey, led by Mustafa Kemal. Persia becomes the country Iran, dominated by the Islamic religion and Oil.