African American Civil Rights Movement Essays

Evaluation of _letter from Birmingham Jail_ & _resistance to Civil Government_

Evaluation of “Letter from Birmingham Jail” & “Resistance to Civil government” Both passages “Letter from Birmingham Jail” and “Resistance to Civil government” have the same general purpose which was the idea of Civil disobedience, not agreeing with the law because it violates one’s morality or inner conscience belief. In the “Letter from Birmingham Jail” Martin Luther King explains his reasoning for why he retaliated the law and the idea of protesting without violence. Henry David Theoreau recognizes the unjust ways…

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