<ul><li>BIRTH:  July 12, 1817  </li></ul><ul><li>Concord, Massachusetts  </li></ul><ul><li>PARENTS:  Jhon Thoreau  and Cyn...
<ul><li>The Service  (1840) </li></ul><ul><li>A Walk to Wachusett  (1842)  </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Walter Raleigh  (1844)  <...
<ul><li>Essay describes how Thoreau's work of &quot;Walden&quot; defines transcendentalism.  </li></ul><ul><li>Thoreau's m...
<ul><li>Is an essay by  Henry David  Thoreau  that was first published in 1849. It argues that people should not permit go...
Thoreau’s writings influenced many public figures. Political leaders and reformers like  Mahatma Gandhi, President John F....
Mahatma Gandhi developed civil disobedience as an anti-colonialist tool. Gandhi stated &quot;Civil disobedience is the inh...
Martin Luther King, Jr. noted in his autobiography that his first encounter with the idea of non-violent resistance was re...
<ul><li>Thoreau contracted tuberculosis in 1835 and suffered from it sporadically afterwards. In 1859, following a late ni...
<ul><li>1.-  Which were his principals works? </li></ul><ul><li>2.-  What work does it describe to the  transcendentalism?...
 
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  1. 2. <ul><li>BIRTH: July 12, 1817 </li></ul><ul><li>Concord, Massachusetts </li></ul><ul><li>PARENTS: Jhon Thoreau and Cynthia Dunbar </li></ul><ul><li>EDUCATION: Harvard University(1833-1837) </li></ul><ul><li>MAIN INTERESTS: Natural history </li></ul><ul><li>NOTABLE IDEAS: Abolitionism, tax resistance, civil disobedience….. </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>The Service (1840) </li></ul><ul><li>A Walk to Wachusett (1842) </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Walter Raleigh (1844) </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Carlyle and His Works (1847) </li></ul><ul><li>Resistance to Civil Government , or Civil Disobedience (1849 ) </li></ul><ul><li>Walden (1854) </li></ul><ul><li>The Last Days of John Brown (1860) </li></ul><ul><li>Walking (1861) </li></ul><ul><li>Early Spring in Massachusetts (1881) </li></ul><ul><li>Summer (1884) </li></ul><ul><li>Winter (1888) </li></ul><ul><li>Autumn (1892) </li></ul><ul><li>Poems of Nature (1895) </li></ul><ul><li>The First and Last Journeys of Thoreau (1905) </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Essay describes how Thoreau's work of &quot;Walden&quot; defines transcendentalism. </li></ul><ul><li>Thoreau's masterpiece work of writing, Walden, deeply portrays the notion of transcendentalism . </li></ul><ul><li>Transcendentalism meaning a whole series of things: preeminence of nature, individualism, anti-materialism, nonconformity, intellectual independence , distrust of industrialism, action rather than thinking, and pragmatism. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Is an essay by Henry David Thoreau that was first published in 1849. It argues that people should not permit governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences, and that people have a duty to avoid allowing such acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice. Thoreau was motivated in part by his disgust with slavery and the Mexican-American War. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Thoreau’s writings influenced many public figures. Political leaders and reformers like Mahatma Gandhi, President John F. Kennedy , civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr . Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas , and Russian author Leo Tolstoy all spoke of being strongly affected by Thoreau’s work, particularly Civil Disobedience.
  6. 7. Mahatma Gandhi developed civil disobedience as an anti-colonialist tool. Gandhi stated &quot;Civil disobedience is the inherent right of a citizen to be civil, implies discipline, thought, care, attention and sacrifice&quot;.
  7. 8. Martin Luther King, Jr. noted in his autobiography that his first encounter with the idea of non-violent resistance was reading “ On Civil Disobedience”.
  8. 9. <ul><li>Thoreau contracted tuberculosis in 1835 and suffered from it sporadically afterwards. In 1859, following a late night excursion to count the rings of tree stumps during a rain storm, he became ill with bronchitis. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>1.- Which were his principals works? </li></ul><ul><li>2.- What work does it describe to the transcendentalism? </li></ul><ul><li>3.- Who were influenced by his works? </li></ul><ul><li>4.- Why was he in jail? </li></ul><ul><li>5.- What work did Thoreau write in jail? </li></ul><ul><li>6.- How did he die? </li></ul>
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