Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2nd, 1869. He grew up in a household of many and lived by strict rules. Because of his religion, he was not allowed to do most of what any normal kid could.
Chapter 4: Important Acts
Life growing up was very hard for Gandhi. He struggled in school. He struggled at home. He lived in a very privileged household, which was tough for him. At just the age of 13, he was married. Strange, huh?
Chapter 5: Gandi's Death
At the age of 24, Gandhi sailed for Durban, South Africa for a case. He was given a first class train ticket. When he was on the train, he was forced to give his seat to the white man. After the case, Gandi realized that the treatment of Indians was horrible. He rushed back to India and started spreading his word.
Gandi was sent back to second class after the man complained.
Ghandi started doing many things that were very dangerous, but it really did affect the status of India. During one of his marches-The Salt March, he walked 240 miles! He did so many things to help the people of India, even if it meant starving himself.
His walk was 240 miles! That's a lot of miles!
Gandhi died a tragic death on January 30, 1948. He was on his balcony, presenting a speech when he was shot dead by a man named Nathuram Vinayak Godse. People were heartbroken all across the world. Gandhi did so much for India, and he made them a free country once and for all. Gandhi's message still lives on even 40 years later.