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Nonviolence and Peace Movements: Crash Course World History #228 (12:48)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 03:00 What were some of the influences that shaped Gandhi’s non-violent approach to ending British imperialism in India? Please include one foreign and one local influence in your response.
  2. 05:15 How did Gandhi use non-violent ideas like Ahimsa and Satyagraha as tools to challenge European colonialism?
  3. 06:45 According to the video, Gandhi’s use of non-violence was not unique. What is another example of non-violence discussed in this video?
  4. 08:22 What were the main characteristics of the Rosenstrasse protest of 1943, and what made it unique?
  5. 09:33 How did Bayard Rustin and Martin Luther King Jr. connect the success of the nonviolent independence movement in India to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States?
  6. 10:37 How did the Prague Spring movement begin and end?