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Who in history is a good example of someone who has committed civil disobedience?

I need an example of someone who has committed civil disobedience and was successful in getting a law or laws changed. I'm having trouble of thinking of one so any help is appreciated!

5 Answers

  • Favorite Answer

    The Boston Tea Party was one of the most famous acts of civil disobedience in American history. Susan B. Anthony, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Rosa Parks, James Bevel are also great examples.

  • MrV
    Lv 6
    9 years ago

    Henry David Thoreau. Ralph Waldo Emerson. Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Susan B. Anthony.

  • 9 years ago

    Mahatama Gandhi

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    the classic examples would be Gandhi and Martin Luther King

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  • Bilbo
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    Mrs Pankhurst.

    (Not Emily Davison - throwing herself under the King's horse was what is known as 'going too far').

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