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Most people remember Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. reformers who practiced non-violent forms of protest and advocacy. Both effectively changed the popular opinion about emotional issues for their countries and brought in a wave of change that was long overdue. But the practice of non-violent protest, or civil disobedience, started long before either Gandhi or King. It began with a quiet, shy poet who is best known for writing a lot about a pond. Henry David Thoreau lived from 1817 until 1862, mainly in the area of Concord, Massachusetts. The issue that would tear the country apar

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  1. anonymous
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    pls help

  2. misssunshinexxoxo
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    Yes please post full question

  3. anonymous
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    Read this line: He wrote that "even voting for the right is doing nothing for it… A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance…" Which explains the purpose of this line?

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    @misssunshinexxoxo

  5. misssunshinexxoxo
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    "He was a lifelong abolitionist, delivering lectures that attacked the Fugitive Slave Law while praising the writings of Wendell Phillips and defending abolitionist John Brown. Thoreau's philosophy of civil disobedience later influenced the political thoughts and actions of such notable figures as Leo Tolstoy, Mahatma Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr." The main purpose was to explain to the audience that we shouldn't vote for it and rather be a legislative law in place.

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    Which explains the purpose of this line? To convey the idea that Thoreau was truly a wise man To explain Thoreau's view that we have a responsibility to act To imply that Thoreau felt he was above the law To suggest that Thoreau placed a high value on human life sorry heres the choices

  7. anonymous
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    @misssunshinexxoxo which one is the answer this isn't a second question its the same question

  8. misssunshinexxoxo
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    The second one:)

  9. anonymous
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    thank you so much!

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