Mohandas Gandhi was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. In 1930, he left his ashram and headed for the sea abd the village of Dandi, Hw and a group of voluteers walked 241 miles. Once he arrived at the beach, 24 days later, Gandhi proceeded to pick up salt, the production of which was controlled by the occupying British government. It was a simple gesture that served as the start to India's independence. movement.
This is an engraving by Paul Revere of the Boston Massacre. The question is was this event really a Massacre? It picture shows Britsh soldiers shooting Boston colonists at close range. Paul Revere was a colonist and Patriot. This image relates to a revolution because angry Bostonians were taunting British soldiers stationed in their home.
The American Revolution was fought over paying taxes. The colonial leaders did not like taxation without representation. They were unhappy that they had no say in how the tax money was spent. They revolted against unfair taxes.
"The usually violent attempt by many people to end the rule of one government and start a new one." In the case of the American Revolution, the colonists revolted against the British government because they didn't feel they had the same rights as British citizens who live in Britain. The revolution was a war that lasted six years.