AS History, India, British Empire Challenged. 1920- 1947

AS History, India topic, officially known as:

 Unit 2 - Option D The British Empire Challenged 


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  • Created on: 03-01-13 00:32

1. What did the Civil disobedience campaign consist of?

  • Not listening to Congress and being a public nuisance and not getting along with the neighbours
  • boycotting elections, not paying taxes, disallowing children to attend school, refusing to attend state meetings, refusing foreign goods
  • Being disrespectful to the British by ignoring their orders and not listening to them
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2. When did Gandhi launch his Civil disobedience campaign?

  • 1916
  • 1920
  • 1922

3. Why did the Civil disobedience campaign not succeed to its full capacity?

  • The British could easily manipulate the indians and stomp any signs of rebellion out
  • Many did not fully understand Gandhi's idea
  • The British ignored them and thought it would go away eventually

4. In what way did the Amritsar massacre and the Rowlett Act change Gandhi's goal?

  • Gave him the desire to avenge the death of the dead innocent Indians
  • Goal changed from home Rule to full Independence
  • Hated the British and despised them

5. What did Gandhi develop whilst in South Africa?

  • His spiritual self and being
  • Philosophy and non-violent civil disobedience methods
  • His career as a politician and lawyer


Sarah Gold


Thank you! helpful :-)



These 58 flashcards are a great, quickfire way of testing key facts, dates etc. for Edexcel Unit 2, option D2.

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