The Indian National Congress, or INC, was formed in 1885 to create an outlet for Indians to voice their concerns and express their views. The forerunner of the INC was the Indian Association, which was created in 1876 an... More »

The Indian National Congress was founded in 1885 with the goal of influencing British policy for India. While initially focused on economic reforms, the INC evolved to become a major advocate for independence from Britai... More »

The commerce clause, found in the United State Constitution, gives Congress the power to regulate commerce with foreign nations, within the states and Native American tribes. The commerce clause also allows Congress the ... More »

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The Indian National Congress was founded in 1885 with the goal of influencing British policy for India. While initially focused on economic reforms, the INC evolved to become a major advocate for independence from Britai... More »

Indian women wear bangles as part of the bride's jewelry and also to enhance their beauty. Married women are not allowed to wear gold bangles alone, but add glass bangles to symbolize the well-being of a husband. More »

The lotus is the national flower of India and represents absolute reality. This flower blossoms one petal at a time under the rays of the sun. The lotus grows in many Asian countries in an array of colors including white... More »

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José Rizal became a national hero for his part in the Filipino nationalist movement. Rizal wrote about the discrimination that was occurring in the Philippines under Spanish occupation and called for significant reform. ... More »