Gandhi And Mandela's Influence On Civil Disobedience

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Thoreau, Gandhi, and Mandela influenced equality in culture, social, and political. They wanted to be respected, fight oppression with passive resistance, and free their country from that oppression.
Henry David Thoreau, introduced an idea of man as an individual, rather than a subject. Thoreau was a person that believed in civil disobedience and in justice. According to some investigation I made it indicated that Thoreau-inspired leaders for generations. They all believed in civil disobedience; not a form of passive protest. However, I found some information that said that he was against slavery and that he participated in the Transcontinental Railroad. Thoreau lived for a time at Walden Pond where he wanted to have a simpler type of life
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