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Reasons of Conscience
Transcript of Reasons of Conscience
She believed it was not fair to have to give up her seat to someone else because of her skin color.
She was arrested and convicted of violating the segregation laws.
This act of "rebellion" caused the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Rosa Parks Martin Luther King Jr. In the year 1962 he was arrested with life in prison.
He was convicted of sabotage of the apartheid and he spent 27 years in prison.
He broke that law of sabotaging the apartheid to overthrow them.
When released from prison, he was immediatley elected president of South Africa. Nelson Mandela Mohandas Gandhi Harriet Tubman He broke the law of going against the catholic church.
He broke this law because he felt it was unjust to make people pay their way into heaven.
This all happened in 1520 Martin Luther He broke the law by telling civilians that the british were coming, which meant he was a spy according to british rule.
He did this to fight against the british.
This happened in 1768. Paul Revere She hid Anne Frank and he family and four other Jewish people form the Nazis and that was illegal.
She did this to prevent them from having to go to the concentration camps.
This happened in 1933 Miep Gies In 1872, She voted for president and late got fined and aested for it because it was illegal for women to vote.
This shined light on the womens rights movement Susan B. Anthony She refused to give up her seat on a montgomery bus.
She thought it was not right to have to give up her seat because of her skin color.
She broke segregation laws.
This happened in March of 1955 He had broken a law by demonstrating without a permit.
He broke this law to fight against segregation laws.
He then went to Birmingham Jail in 1963 and wrote his famous letter telling people to break unjust laws lovingly and openly.
As an end result the campaign started a day later. He did a Salt March in 1930 to help free India from British control
He broke the salt law In 1849 she broke the Fugitive Slave Law.
She broke this law by transporting slaves out of Maryland using the underground railroad.
She broke this law so that herself, her family, and other slaves could be free. Bibliography Claudette Colvin Martin luther king jr. http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090911080556AA0eLVG Rosa parks http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/index.php/encyclopedia/chronologyentry/1955_12_01/ Nelson Mandela http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_Mandela Ghandi http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohandas_Karamchand_Gandhi and
Martin Luther http://www.greatsite.com/timeline-english-bible-history/martin-luther.html Harriet Tubman http://www.nyhistory.com/harriettubman/life.htm
Claudette Colvin http://www.core-online.org/History/colvin.htm
Paul Revere http://www.paulreverehouse.org/bio/
Miep Gies http://teacher.scholastic.com/frank/miep.htm
Susan B. Anthony http://susanbanthonyhouse.org/her-story/biography.php