Henry David Thoreau: The First American Hippie In England

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Significant Historic Figures All of these three men were very significant figures in history. They all fought for what they believed in. None of the three were afraid to protest or get in trouble for what they wanted or needed. They fought against racism, they protested against government being over powered and citizens getting the rights they deserve, and they fought for the pride in their country. Henry David Thoreau was the first American Hippie in England. He was a pacifist, he didn’t believe in all the problems and wars that were going on with the government. Thoreau believed that the government shouldn’t have all the power that they did have. He argued that the government should be less power, he wanted them to have limited power
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