Ghandi Biography, part 1

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Hanan Elaraby

Period 5


Ghandi one word says it all

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in Porbandar in present day wich is now known as Gujarāt. he was born on, October 2, 1869. He lived from 1869 to 1948, he died when he was seventy-nine (79) years old. When Ghandi was thrieteen years old, still in high school he married a women by the name of Kasterbura. Ghandi is also known as Mahatma Gandhi, Mahatma means- esteemed one: in India, a title bestowed on somebody who is deeply revered for wisdom and virtue. Mohandas Gandhi went to England to study law. He went to a University in England in eighteen-eighty-eight (1888), and got his degree in law. In eighteen-ninety four (1819), Ghandi founded the Natal Indian Congress.

All of Ghandi's methods are called Ashimsa. Of course Mohandas Ghandi was a non-violent person, everything he did was non-violent. Instead of asking for war, and starting riots, he protested and boycotted many of England's products.

Many people were surprised and astonished by his methods that he used. Many people followed him, because he only wanted peace, he did not want war. He was also a vegetarian.

Ghandi was a man that would "move mountains" as many of his followers would say. They say this because he would not give up until he reached his goal or goals, he reached his goals by doing non-violent things. Ghandi's major goal was to unite all the Indian people. Ghandi was also a man who did not break his word, he made his own rules and laws, if he did not like a law that the English gave the Indian people, then he would not follow it. As I have said before, he did everything in a non-violent manner, he also had his followers...