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Civil Disobedience

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Mohandas Gandhi
Indian who used nonviolent resistance to fight for India's independence from Britain
Martin Luther King
American who used civil disobedience to gain rights for African Americans
Henry Thoreau
Transcendentalist writer who wrote about civil disobedience
Satyagraha
Nonviolent resistance philosophy developed by Gandhi
Atlanta
Place of Martin Luther King Jr's birth
South Africa
Place where Gandhi first used his non-violent resistance
Resistance to Civil Government
Essay which Gandhi thanks for some of his ideas on non-violent resistance
Mahatma
Means Great Soul
Fugitive Slave Law
Law which Thoreau opposed strongly in the 1850's
Higher Law
Law which Transcendentalists thought was more important than any government's laws