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Henry David Thoreau - Wikipedia


Henry David Thoreau was an American essayist, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax ..... Thoreau did not find a publisher for the book and instead printed 1,000 copies at his own expense...

Thoreau did not believe in - Answers.com


Any of the above. ... Thoreau did not believe in? Thoreau did ... Why did Thoreau believe it disgraceful to be associated with the American government? Thoreau ...

Civil Disobedience - The Thoreau Reader - EServer


Henry David Thoreau Arrested For Nonpayment of Poll Tax – History ...


Jul 14, 2012 ... Thoreau, who believed this poll tax supported the ... The tax that Thoreau refused to pay was a local one, not connected to the state of ... views per day; The Daughters of Liberty: Who Were They and What Did They Do?

Life & Times of henry david thoreau – The Writings of


Why should not we have a poetry and philosophy of insight and not of tradition, and a ... not to be subdued, always manly and able, but rarely tender, as if he did not feel ... Thoreau also believed that independent, well-considered action arose  ...

SparkNotes: Civil Disobedience: Study Questions


Thoreau completely rejects the idea that a person should ever compromise or tolerate a policy he or she did not want. While this is feasible in the case of a few  ...

SparkNotes: Civil Disobedience: Section Three


A summary of Section Three in Henry David Thoreau's Civil Disobedience. ... His experience in jail did not hurt his spirit: "I saw that, if there was a wall of stone ... He does not believe that he must accept men as they are and give up thinking of  ...

Henry David Thoreau in Manifest Destiny & Mexican-American War


Henry David Thoreau (1817-62) was an author, essayist, naturalist, and poet ... In his essay, Thoreau argued that not all civil laws are just, and that humans have ...

Henry David Thoreau: "Civil Disobedience" - Shmoop


Thoreau was not an anarchist; he did not believe that there should be no government, only a more just one than currently existed. If the government would not ...

Henry David Thoreau (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)


Jun 30, 2005 ... Thoreau does not introduce an artificial distinction between facts and .... the senses as illusory, arguably did not grasp (see Cavell 1992, 94–95). ..... what my neighbors call good I believe in my soul to be bad,” Thoreau claims, ...