Civil Disobedience Argumentative Essay

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“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.”-Martin Luther King Jr. That was something that was said by Martin Luther King Jr showing us that the world is cruel because of racism and that this should be a world of love and compassion. To make a non segregation law was one of the many reasons that people use civil disobedience. Civil disobedience is a form of protesting unconstitutional laws or a manner of religion or moral conviction. This is different than lawbreaking because lawbreakers try to escape punishment and they can be violent. Civil disobedience is nonviolent and they don’t escape custody or sometimes death. Civil disobedience is a good method of getting rid of unconstitutional laws because it attracts attention and it is nonviolent. One reason that civil disobedience is a justifiable way to change unconstitutional laws is because it attracts attention in the public face. A popular sit-in was the Greensboro sit-in. Why? This is because of it attracting attention to segregation’s rude ways that would …show more content…

One of the more famous ones is the Mohandas K. Gandhi Salt March. The government back in the time of Gandhi India was part of the UK, and it was very controlling. Some if not many people were poor and did not have anything to use to preserve food like we have today, so they had to preserve their food in salt to keep it fresh. Then, the government taxed it at high prices that the people could not afford. So Mohandas K. Gandhi, and thousands of Indian followers marched down to the Arabian Sea coast and mined their own, untaxed salt. Many were publicly arrested including Mohandas K. Gandhi, but after a few years of hard work salt was eventually

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