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Freedom Fighters

In this text I will go in to Gandhi and Mandela, I'll talk about
their lives, what their goal was and how they achieved it. And
finally I will enumerate.
What is a Freedom Fighter? A freedom fighter is a person
who fights against the government. This persons can often
take part in armed rebellion to achieve desired results.
Who were Gandhi and Mandela
Mandela(1918-2013) A man with an intention to work
hard. He woked for the ANC, and got equal rights for
black people in South-Afrika.
Gandi (1869-1948) Mahatma Gandhi was an Indian
politician. He led the Indian nationalist movement
against British rule in India. He was internationally
recognized for his of non-violence.
Gandhi grew up in a strict moral Hindu environment. His
father belonged kjpmannskasten and was minister in
princely state Porbandar. Before he left hamper the basis he
promised that he would stay away from alcohol and women.
Gandhi arrived in 1888 to England where he became a
lawyer. In 1893 he traveled to South Africa and remained
there until 1914.
For half a century devoted Mahatma Gandhi, who was his
real name, his life fighting oppression. He first worked from
1893 in about 20 years as a lawyer among Indian immigrants
and guest workers in South Africa. It was during this time he
discovered the strength that lay in forms of action based on

ahimsa - nonviolence. Time and again he forced the South

African government to its knees by means of strikes, protest
marches and other disobedience campaigns.
Back in their homeland began the laborious struggle for an
independent India, which lasted until the British withdrew
from their most valuable colony in 1947. It was Gandhi, who
had now been nicknamed Mahatma, "great soul," constantly
a unifying and conciliatory manager.
He was shocked by racial discrimination in South Africa and
organized the Indian ethnic group of passive resistance to
unjust laws.
Personal and professional life (do NOT focus on number of
children/wives etc) great personal cost
ANC African National Congress
Indian Nationalist Movement
What were their aims and goals similarities and differences
Independence India
End to the Apartheid regime
Fought against white domination
Equal rights regardless of race
How they achieved their goals/means
Protests, bus boycot, speeches, civil disobedience, organized
support from abroad, diplomacy/negotiations, violent/nonviolent ways (Sharpeville turning point for Mandela).
Similarities differences

How their struggle ended

Independence India civil war division
India/Pakistan assissination
End to the Apartheid regime () Nobel Peace Prize