Gandhi And Mandela Rhetorical Analysis

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"Thoreau, Gandhi, and Mandela"

Henry David Thoreau, Mohands K. Gandhi, and Nelson Mandela reflect the spirit of optimism and individualism. Discussing each writer's message about the power of the individual to bring about social reform.

From Civil Disobedience by Thoreau was an essay about a protest against slavery and the U.S. was with Mexico, Thoreau refused to pay a poll tax- and was arrested. In "Civil Disobedience", he reflects on the night he spent in jail and criticizes the government for staying from its true purpose to serve the people. I heartily accept the motto, "That government is best which governs least"; and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and system-theatrically. Explained Thoreau. Henry David Thoreau was an American essayist, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian.

On the Eve of Historic Dandi March by Mohandas K. Gandhi was a speech on mahatam known as, or "Great-Souled." Gandhi opposed British rule in early twentieth century India using Satyagraha "truth persistence" nonviolent
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In 1944 he became a leader in the African National Congress (ANC), a political party that opposed apartheid, South Africans policy of a racial segregation. After a massacre of unarmed Africans in 1960, Mandela dropped hid nonviolent reform method in favor of supporting acts of sabotage against the government. "Never, never, and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another... The sun shall never set on so glorious a human achievement. Let freedom reign. God bless Africa." Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to
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