"Civil Disobediance" VS. "I ha

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A Comparison Analysis of Henry David Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience 

Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream 

Henry David Thoreau gave a lecture titled "Civil Disobedience  in 1848. "Civil

Disobedience  was later published in 1849. This lecture has influenced many of

Thoreaus followers. One, of such people, was Martin Luther King Jr. Like Thoreau,

King recited a speech titled "I Have a Dream  in 1963. Both works contain similar

First, Thoreau is disappointed with the American government. One of Thoreau's

reason for his disappointment is the fact that his government is also the slaves

government. Thoreaus ideal government is one that does not support slavery. Another

of Thoreaus disappointments, is that a great number of men serve their sta

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