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By Mary Ellen Snodgrass

ISBN-10: 0765681277

ISBN-13: 9780765681270

all through American historical past, individuals with powerful ideals that ran counter to society's ideas and legislation have used civil disobedience to develop their motives. From the Boston Tea celebration in 1773, to the Pullman Strike in 1894, to the draft card burnings and sit-ins of newer instances, civil disobedience has been a strong strength for effecting swap in American society.This entire A-Z encyclopedia presents a wealth of data on humans, locations, activities, and occasions that rejected the legislation to concentration consciousness on a subject matter or reason. It covers the reasons and activities of activists around the political spectrum from colonial instances to the current, and contains political, social fiscal, environmental, and a myriad of alternative issues."Civil Disobedience" ties into all features of the yank background curriculum, and is a wealthy resource of fabric for essays and debates on serious concerns and occasions that proceed to persuade our nation's legislation and values. It explores the philosophies, topics, thoughts, and practices of activist teams and participants, in addition to the laws they motivated. It encompasses a exact chronology of civil disobedience, listings of acts of judgment of right and wrong and civil disobedience through act and through position, a bibliography of basic and secondary resources, and a entire index entire the set.

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