An Analysis Of Nellie Mcclung's Acts Of Civil Disobedience

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3) Civil Disobedience is the disagreement to follow the laws and stand against them through peaceful demonstrations. In the early 1900’s women were treated lower than men, they were abused, and were not given the right to vote. Women’s rights to own property, and take part in politics were violated. Nellie McClung, a social activist voiced her opinion and stood up against the government to give women equal rights as men; provide them with the right to vote. Civil disobedience was used by Nellie McClung to attain her goals. Acts of civil disobedience used by Nellie McClung were justified because it is immoral to discriminate people on the basis of gender, it stabilizes the society, and brings the spotlight on the injustices of society.


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