Gandhi's Salt March


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When the British Empire controlled India, it used legislation like the salt tax to control the population. Learn how Gandhi's non-violent salt march triggered a wave of protest leading to Indian independence in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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Topics in this Podcast: taxation, civil rights, British history, commodities, biographies, Protests, 20th century, Indian history