Civil Disobedience, By Henry David Thoreau

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In “Civil Disobedience”, Thoreau discusses the way the government should be like and criticizes America’s government and the criminal justice system. Thoreau thinks the government should not rule society but instead the people should manage the state’s affairs. According to Thoreau, America’s government does not maintain the freedom of its residents, teach, or conquer “the West” .Furthermore ,throughout this essay, Thoreau refers to banning slavery in America and the supporters of banning slavery . How can by just at least one individual, in Massachusetts ,stop having slaves and be put in prison initiate the end of slavery in the United states ? Jail is perceived as a place where individuals are punished for their wrongdoings and are cut off
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