Tag Archives: Independence Day
After over seventy years of uprisings against British rule, it was the non-violent protests led by Mahatma Gandhi that contributed most to the eventual independence of India on August 15th, 1947. Today, India is the world’s largest democracy.
Here are some July celebrations and events with histories kids might like to investigate. Canada Day (July 1st, Canada) Independence Day / Fourth Of July (July 4th, U.S.A.) Nunavut Day (July 9th, Canada) Braemar Junior Highland Games (July 12th, Braemar, Scotland) Bastille Day (July 14th, France) Fêtes de Genève (July 17th – August 10th, Geneva, […]