India seeks self rule

Events

WWI Begins

1914

India is promised greater self rule if they help Britain fight in WWI

WWI Ends

1919

WWI ends and Indians are upset, because they are not given the self rule they were promised before the war.

Armistar Massacre

1919

British soldiers fire upon an unarmed protesting crowd, killing nearly 400 people

Ghandi launches protests

1922

Ghandi begins nonviolent protests in hopes to garner support for the freedom movement

Salt march

1930

Ghandi and 78 followers begin a 240 mile march to the sea in protest of the british salt monopoly

WWII Begins

1939

British drag India into WWII without their knowledge.

WWII Ends

1945

WWII ends and Indians are granted the freedom they deserve.