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IWBAT describe nonviolent protests. Civil Disobedience. The refusal to comply with certain laws or to pay taxes and fines, as a peaceful form of political protest. Gandhi. Gained India’s independence from Britain through nonviolent means. Inspired MLK and others to use nonviolent means.

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civil disobedience
Civil Disobedience
  • The refusal to comply with certain laws or to pay taxes and fines, as a peaceful form of political protest.
gandhi
Gandhi
  • Gained India’s independence from Britain through nonviolent means. Inspired MLK and others to use nonviolent means.
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Montgomery Bus Boycott – Lasted for one year, led to Supreme Court ruling bus segregation unconstitutional

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Freedom Rides – Blacks who rode busses to purposely challenge segregation laws and were often arrested.

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Sit Ins – Nonviolent protests, usually in restaurants where people would sit to take up space.

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What were sit ins?

  • What was the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
  • What is civil disobedience?
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