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Civil Disobedience

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Henry David Thoreau wrote his infamous essay called “Civil Disobedience” in response to an incident that happened to him on July 1846 while living at Walden.

Which of the following incidence provoked this essay?

A

Coming into town to acquire seeds for his garden he was arrested for not being appropriately dressed on a Sunday.

B

Coming into town to eat at the local diner he was arrested for not paying his meal ticket.

C

coming into town to sell his cultivated beans he was arrested for trespassing through John Field’s farm.

D

Coming into town to have a pair of shoes repaired, he was arrested for non payment of a poll tax.

E

Coming into town to visit the local farmers he was arrested for non payment of the accumulated credit he owed at the local general store.