How Does Civil Disobedience Change Society

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Can Civil Disobedience Cause Change in Today’s Society?
Civil disobedience is the refusal to follow certain laws, as a peaceful protest against certain unarguable ideas. This idea has been followed hundreds of times throughout history in order to gain or abolish certain things. Civil disobedience can help change the world in the modern day. However, there is a right and a wrong way to do it. People such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Mahatma Gandhi led, what today would cause the most change, peaceful protest.
While they both fought for unlikely causes, they had a similar mind set on how their people’s treatment was unfair. Martin Luther King Jr. saw colored people being prosecuted based on the color of their skin. Gandhi saw Indians being separated due to their race. Both men came to the conclusion that the only truly successful way to put an end to their prosecutors was by standing up for what they believed. Mahatma Gandhi decided to use civil disobedience because he knew that it was the right thing to do for the protection of his people. Gandhi called it “Satyagrahis”. Gandhi said that violence was not allowed in his peaceful
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He started to organize sit-ins and marches he used as tactics. He believed that only in that matter would the government be forced to give in and try to negotiate to give the colored people some respect and power. Just like Gandhi forced the Great Britain government to negotiate some type of compromise by not giving in, and letting his followers go to jail. Martin Luther King Jr. did the same with his followers with his marches and his sit-ins. King Jr. believed, just as Gandhi believed, that the only way to get any change was if they protested. Just as Great Britain had seen that they were being unfair to the Indian people, the American government saw the injustice they were showing towards colored people and made them negotiate a compromise with
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