Protests and Revolution

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  • 1. Protests
  • 2. c Protests Definition: Voicing opinions to influence government and public opinion.
  • 3. Protests Definition: Voicing opinions to influence government and public opinion. Civil Disobedience : When expressing opinions is forbidden by the government, economic circumstances, or religious and cultural factors, protesters can still present their ideas in a peaceful way.
  • 4. c Types of Protest
  • 5. Marches
  • 6. Marches A group of people for the same cause, walking with signs from one point to another. Usually, there are speakers or musicians along the way.
  • 7. Petitions and Letter Writing Campaigns
  • 8. Petitions and Letter Writing Campaigns Sending written messages to persuade companies, individuals or government departments to change policies. These campaigns focus on getting a large number of letters or signatures by many individuals to show how popular a certain opinion is.
  • 9. Picketing
  • 10. Picketing Gathering at a particular place: outside a company or a government building where a meeting is held, during a specific time.
  • 11. Hunger Strikes
  • 12. Hunger Strikes An extreme form of protest to get media or international attention usually for crimes committed by a government. Protesters stop eating until a demand is met.
  • 13. Sit-Ins or Lock-Ins
  • 14. Sit-Ins or Lock-Ins A protest in which participants sit inside or outside a company or government office to disrupt normal business. Protesters refuse to leave until their demands are met.
  • 15. Protest Songs
  • 16. How have protests affected you?
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