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The year is 1930. You are there to witness Gandhi's Salt March as he and his followers reach the sea.

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Main Historical Question: Was the Salt March Successful?

Role-Play Debate Question: Are Gandhi's satyagraha methods the best option for Indians?

Your Task:

Using details from all of the sources you looked at (and citing where appropriate), write a diary or letter (to another character) about what you saw and experienced.

  • What happened?

  • What did you see? do? hear? smell?

  • What emotions did it evoke in you?

  • Why was this day important for you and for India?

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Source:  HISTORY.COM

IMPERIALISM IN INDIA

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Source: OER World History Project

GANDHI MOVIE: SALT MARCH

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Length: 4:46

Recommended viewing times: entire video

PRIMARY SOURCE NEWSREEL CLIPS

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GANDHI'S SALT MARCH

Primary Source: NYTimes article from Salt March

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Was the Salt March successful?

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Photograph: Gandhi, Nehru, and Kalam Azad, 1936

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Head

Main Historical Question: Was the Salt March Successful?

Role-Play Debate Question: Are Gandhi's satyagraha methods the best option for Indians?

Your Task:

Using details from all of the sources you looked at (and citing where appropriate), write a diary or letter (to another character) about what you saw and experienced.

  • What happened?

  • What did you see? do? hear? smell?

  • What emotions did it evoke in you?

  • Why was this day important for you and for India?

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