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Civil Disobedience Part 1 Homework

HOMEWORK

Consider Bhuttos Ideas Live On and Thoreaus ideas in part 1, paragraphs 34. In a
150-200 word response, compare how each author develops a similar central idea.

HOMEWORK [MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2017]

Read part 1, paragraph 7 and write a paragraph in response to the following prompt:

How does this paragraph develop Thoreaus point of view of the relationship between
the individual and the state? Additionally, students read part 1, paragraph 8 and box
unfamiliar words, look up their definitions, and respond briefly to the following
questions: What does Thoreaus metaphor of the machine describe (part 1, par. 8)?
and What is the right of revolution (part 1, par. 8), and when should people exercise
that right, according to Thoreau?

HOMEWORK [TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2017]


Read part 1, paragraph 9 of Civil Disobedience (from Paley, a common authority with
many on moral questions to though it cost them their existence as a people) and
write a paragraph in response to the following prompt:
How does this paragraph develop Thoreaus point of view about conscience?
Use and underline at least 2 vocabulary words from lesson 2.
Also, read part 1, paragraphs 1011 (from In their practice, nations agree with Paley to
who asserts his own freedom by his vote). Box any unfamiliar words and look up
their definitions. Choose the definition that makes the most sense in context and write
a brief definition above or near the word in the text. Respond briefly to the following
questions:
What reasons does Thoreau give for why the merchants and farmers are opponents
to a reform (part 1, par. 10)?
What does Thoreau mean when he says those near at home do the bidding of
those far away (part 1, par. 10)?
What does Thoreau mean by his description of patron[s] of virtue (part 1, par. 10)?

HOMEWORK [WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017]


Read part 1, paragraph 12 (from I hear of a convention to be held at Baltimore to the
Mutual Insurance company, which has promised to bury him decently). Write a 23
sentence summary of the paragraph.