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Title: Henry David Thoreau


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Henry David Thoreau Civil Disobedience
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Two quotes that sum upCivil Disobedience
  • It is every citizens moral obligation to resist
    immoral acts of government.
  • Do what you know to be right, and accept the
    consequences of your actions.

3
What got Thoreau fired up?
  • opposition to the Mexican War
  • it is not enough just to not take part, you have
    to do something to stop it
  • taxes -- Thoreau refused to pay taxes that would
    help fund the war
  • arrested and spent time in jail

4
Lessons Thoreau would want us to learn from his
experience
  • Opposition to government -- dont trust the
    government to make decisions for you
  • Dont believe the government has your individual
    interest in mind

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Mohandas Gandhi
  • passive resistance
  • non-violence

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • non-violence
  • Letter From a Birmingham Jail
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