"How Does Thoreau Deal With Unjust Laws" Essays and Research Papers

  • Comparing Henry David Thoreau and Martin Luther King on Unjust Laws

    is for this reason that many times, laws that are enacted for the “good of the people” can be in direct conflict with a person’s conscience....

    Civil disobedience, Henry David Thoreau, Law 919 Words | 3 Pages

  • Martin Luther King Jr. and Henry David Thoreau

    The essays by Martin Luther King Jr., “Letters From Birmingham Jail” and Henry David Thoreau, “Civil Disobedience” show how one...

    Civil and political rights, Civil disobedience, Henry David Thoreau 972 Words | 3 Pages

  • Unjust Laws

    morally obliged to obey even unjust laws? Think about what this means. This means that laws, regardless of...

    Civil disobedience, Direct action, Henry David Thoreau 1740 Words | 4 Pages

  • Unjust Laws and Civil Disobedience

    form of protest in which protestors deliberately violate a law. Classically, they violate the law they are protesting, such as...

    Civil disobedience, Henry David Thoreau, Jurisprudence 1979 Words | 5 Pages

  • Just and Unjust Laws

    2004 Just and Unjust Laws The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines unjust as "characterized by injustice:...

    Black people, Civil disobedience, Henry David Thoreau 1468 Words | 4 Pages

  • Thoreau vs. King

    The King of Disobedience In 1849, Henry David Thoreau established the idea of “civil disobedience.” In his paper “Civil Disobedience,”...

    Civil disobedience, Henry David Thoreau, Law 1684 Words | 4 Pages

  • Civil Disobedience Martin Luther King David Thoreau La Riot

    civil disturbance in the history of the United States. Anyone can say that a law is unfair and unjust. However, who is really...

    1992 Los Angeles riots, Civil disobedience, Henry David Thoreau 1146 Words | 3 Pages

  • King and Thoreau Comparison Essay

    Ashley Quackenbush Vinson 9:15 English II Honors 27 January 2011 King and Thoreau Comparison Essay Two Transcendentalists, Martin Luther...

    American philosophy, Civil disobedience, Henry David Thoreau 990 Words | 3 Pages

  • Henry David Thoreau & Civil Disobedience

    Rodriguez Professor Kayser English 230A December 6, 2012 Henry David Thoreau & Civil Disobedience What comes to mind when the name...

    Civil disobedience, Concord, Massachusetts, Henry David Thoreau 1767 Words | 5 Pages

  • Henry David Thoreau

    would choose a life like this? Henry David Thoreau did, and he enjoyed it. Who was Henry David Thoreau, what did he do, and what...

    Amos Bronson Alcott, Concord, Massachusetts, Henry David Thoreau 2167 Words | 7 Pages

  • Thoreau Today

    Thoreau believed that there were two ways to counter injustice; smashing the head of the man who perpetuates injustice and get your own head...

    Civil disobedience, Form of government, Government 537 Words | 2 Pages

  • Unjust Laws

    Unjust Laws The United States is homeland for millions of immigrants who risk their lives for a better existence. In...

    Civil disobedience, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Law 1053 Words | 3 Pages

  • Hobbes vs. Thoreau

    sovereign state. Thoreau, on the other hand, argues that under specific circumstances, it is humanity’s duty is to resist the state. This paper...

    Government, Leviathan, Political philosophy 2607 Words | 7 Pages

  • Civil Disobedience in Unjust America

    Disobedience in an Unjust America According to the infamous essay by Henry David Thoreau, civil disobedience is the conscious...

    Civil disobedience, Federal government of the United States, Henry David Thoreau 1660 Words | 5 Pages

  • King vs Thoreau

    was a useful tool to fight unjust laws. Dr. King gives guidelines and criteria for deciding if a law is just or...

    Civil disobedience, Henry David Thoreau, Justice 710 Words | 2 Pages

  • Emerson Thoreau and Individualism in Society

    Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau are still considered two of the most influential writers of their time. Ralph Waldo Emerson, who...

    Civil disobedience, Concord, Massachusetts, Henry David Thoreau 1365 Words | 4 Pages

  • Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

    Civil Disobedience was written by Henry David Thoreau. The Letter From A Birmingham Jail was written by Martin Luther King Jr. They both had...

    African American, Civil disobedience, Direct action 1260 Words | 3 Pages

  • How Does Equity Fulfil the Common Law

    How Does Equity Fulfill the Common Law Common Law...

    Appeal, Common law, Court 1981 Words | 6 Pages

  • Civil Disobedience and Thoreau

    disobedience” is an intentional and non-violent disobedience of law by an individual who believes that a certain law is...

    Civil disobedience, George W. Bush, Henry David Thoreau 955 Words | 3 Pages

  • David Thoreau Civil Disobedience

    Ricardo Henry David Thoreau Civil Disobedience Throughout history...

    Civil disobedience, Concord, Massachusetts, Henry David Thoreau 1074 Words | 3 Pages

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