On Nonviolent Resistance Gandhi Analysis

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Civil disobedience is a peaceful, nonviolent, political protest and it has been used by many people across the world, specifically by Thomas Jefferson, Thoreau, and Gandhi in their essays “The Declaration of Independence,” “Civil Disobedience,” and “On Nonviolent Resistance.” All of their essays shows examples of how they used/described civil disobedience. Civil disobedience is one of the many way Jefferson, Gandhi, and Thoreau have went against unfair laws. Thomas Jefferson, our third president, wrote the essay “The Declaration of Independence” on July 4th, 1776. His essay was to Great Britain, and it talked about how the United States wanted their independence from them. In his essay he stated “It becomes necessary for one to dissolve…show more content…
Gandhi, leader of the indian independence movement. Gandhi put in a lot of hard work to gain their independence, was imprisoned many times, but has inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. In his essay he mentioned twice about how they will not obey their laws. He mentioned this when he said “We made it clear to the said Government that we would never bow to its outrageous laws” and also when he said “but so long there is yet life in these our bones, we will never comply with your arbitrary laws.” This demonstrates civil disobedience because he just told them simply and peacefully that they will not abide by those laws they've set. They didn't try to fight or overrule the government, they just informed them what they were doing, and they protested without using violence.
In conclusion, civil disobedience is a peaceful, nonviolent, political protest and it has been used by Thomas Jefferson, Thoreau, and Gandhi in their essays “The Declaration of Independence,” “Civil Disobedience,” and “On Nonviolent Resistance.” Civil disobedience is a peaceful, successful way to getting something that you need. For Gandhi, MLK Jr., and Jefferson it worked out well for them and they had much success using civil
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