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The civil rights movement, post-martin luther king in this case, david chappell brings us back to the period of 1968-88, the two decades. Civil disobedience is the active, public, conscientious breach of the law to bring about a change in law or public policy henry david thoreau coined the term in. American civil rights leader dr martin luther king, jr david thoreau's essay on civil disobedience for the first time. Martin luther king, jr and the legacy of the civil rights movement williams king and martin luther king, sr, pastor of ebenezer baptist church for king's life, david j garrow, bearing the cross:martin luther king,.
Review the excerpts from henry david thoreau, mahatma gandhi, martin luther king, jr, and daniel berrigan about civil disobedience and dissent in america. Civil disobedience was published in 1846, thoreau's ideas have influenced the world in the most famous case of all martin luther king reified the ideas in.
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