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CHICAGOMETROHISTORYFAIR

2015SUMMARYSTATEMENT

Attachanannotatedbibliography(AB)thatisdividedbetweenprimaryandsecondarysources.
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Title______Mahatma
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_____Thisprojectusesthe2015NationalHistoryDaytheme,Leadership&Legacyin[Chicago/Illinois]
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1.THESISSTATEMENT
Presenttheprojectsargumentorinterpretationintwosentences.IfyouareusingtheNHDtheme,youmight
wanttomakeitevidentinyourthesisstatement.
HowdidMahatmaGandhiusenonviolencetogetindependencefrombritain?
Heusenonviolencebyhismanyboycottsandprotestsuchasthesaltmarch.

2.SUMMARYOFPROJECT
Brieflyexplainyourprojectanditsconclusion.Include:Howandwhydidchangehappenandwhatwasthe
impact?Whyisithistoricallysignificant?Whathistoricalmeaningorimportancecanwelearnfromyour
findings?
GandhimadeseveralchangesnotonlyinIndiaindependenceandfreedombutalsothe
wayheprotestedagainstBritainanditwasn'tinaviolentwaybutnonviolentlyonwhich
itstillsendingastrongmassage.Fromthis,Gandhipracticeofnonviolenceprotestseffect
manyotherpeoplesuchasDr.MartinLutherking,andNelsonMandelaaswellasmany

more.

3.RequiredforprojectsusingtheNationalHistoryDaythemeonly.
ExplainhowthisprojectintegratestheNHDthemeLeadership&Legacyin[Chicago/Illinois]Historyintoits
argument.
Gandhiwasseenasoneoftheveryfewleaderhowshowednotonlygreatleadershipskills,butcompassion
anddeterminationonwhathewasfightingforandbringupawholenewdifferentwayofprotestingwithnon
violenceandboycottsonwhichbeenpastdownanduseinmanylegacyaswellastoday.

4.PROCESS

A. Whathistoricalquestiondidyoustartoffwithandhowdiditchangeonceyou
begandoingyourresearch?
MyfirstquestionwasHowwasMahatmaGandhiremembered,fromthisIchangedit
being
HowdidMahatmaGandhiusenonviolencetogetindependencefrombritainfromthisI
foundmoreaboutGandhiandthewayhegotindependence.

B. Whatkindsofsourcesdidyouuseasevidencetodevelopyourargument(for
example,letters,photographs,governmentdocuments,interviews,etc.)?

Iusemostlywebsitesbutalsophotosanddocumentsaswellasarticles.

C. Selectonepieceofevidencethatyouusedandexplainhowitinfluencedyour
argument.

GandhiledmanyofthepeopleofIndiaandconstructedboycotts(ofcoursenonviolence
wasinvolved)oneofhisfamousonebeingknownasthesaltmarch.

D. Listlibraries(otherthanschool),museums,andotherinstitutionsthatyouvisited
todoyourresearch.

Libraries

Beentotwolibraries,can'trememberthenamebutoneisnexttoaparkandtheotheris
nexttomcdonalds:D