For this assignment, please read “On the Eve of Historic Dandi March” by Mohandas Gandhi, “Civil Disobedience” by Thoreau, as well as the excerpt from “Long Walk to Freedom” by Nelson Mandela.
In these selections, Thoreau, Gandhi, and Mandela reflect the spirit of optimism and individualism.
Write a 3-paragraph essay discussing each writer’s message about the power of the individual to bring about social reform. In your essay, be sure to describe the historical context that frames each writer’s message. Using MLA style, cite evidence from the selections to support your ideas.