Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - Civil Disobedience
1. What did Thoreau say a man should do when his government was acting immorally?
2. How did Thoreau begin 'Civil Disobedience'?
3. What did Thoreau say government got involved in, and what did he think was the result of this?
4. What did Thoreau claim not to be in 'Civil Disobedience' and what was his support for this?
5. How did Thoreau say decisions in America should be made?
6. How did Thoreau say American soldiers were viewed?
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