Explain in detail Thoreau’s: Motivations for writing this essay, His theory of the Majority of one, and How he was punished for practicing civil disobedience. Give examples of at least 2 others who have followed Thoreau’s ideas concerning civil disobedience. What does Thoreau call for people to do? Is there any principle for which you would consider civil disobedience? Why or why not?
Explain Thoreau’s definition of civil disobedience.