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Indian Independence

Change and Continuity: How India was no longer a British colony

Nationalism patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts. an extreme form of this, especially marked by a feeling of superiority over other countries. advocacy of political independence for a particular country.
Colonization the action or process of settling among and establishing control over the indigenous people of an area.
Protest a statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection to something. express an objection to what someone has said or done.
Civil Disobedience the refusal to comply with certain laws or to pay taxes and fines, as a peaceful form of political protest.
Boycott withdraw from commercial or social relations with (a country, organization, or person) as a punishment or protest. a punitive ban that forbids relations with certain groups, cooperation with a policy, or the handling of goods.
Sit-In a form of protest in which demonstrators occupy a place, refusing to leave until their demands are met.
March (Protest) an occasion when people show that they disagree with something by walking somewhere, often shouting and carrying signs.
Occupy to participate in a protest about (a social or political issue), as by taking possession or control of buildings or public places that are symbolic of the issue.
Independence free from outside control; not depending on another's authority.
Salt March an act of civil disobedience led by Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948) to protest British rule in India.
Hunger Strike a prolonged refusal to eat, carried out as a protest, typically by a prisoner.
Mohandas Gandhi political and spiritual leader during India's struggle with Great Britain for home rule; an advocate of passive resistance
Coolie an unskilled native laborer in India, China, and some other Asian countries.
Oppress to keep (someone) in subservience and hardship, especially by the unjust exercise of authority.
Subservient prepared to obey others unquestioningly.
Non-violent Resistance the practice of achieving goals such as social change through symbolic protests, civil disobedience, economic or political noncooperation, without using violence.
Satyagraha a policy of passive political resistance, especially that advocated by Mahatma Gandhi against British rule in India. (Sanskrit)
Indian National Congress the oldest surviving political organisation in India. It is one of the largest political parties in India. It was founded in 1885 with the object of obtaining a greater share in government for educated Indians, and was initially in favour of British rule.
East India Trading Company an English company formed in 1600 to develop trade with the new British colonies in India and southeastern Asia.
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