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What did Henry David Thoreau have to do with the Mexican War?

Henry was put in jail due to failure to pay his taxes. Bringing up the question 'Why did he not pay his taxes?' Henry refused to pay his taxes which went to the government and (MORE)

When was Henry David Thoreau he alive?

Henry David Thoreau was born in 1817 and died in 1862 of tuberculosis/bronchitis. He was 44. He was not only a writer but also and abolitionist, and was interested in botany a (MORE)

Why did Henry David Thoreau go to live at Walden Pond?

Henry David Thoreau actually addresses why he decided to go live at  Walden Pond in his famous book "Walden." He set off to live there  as part of a sort of spiritual quest (MORE)

Why did Henry david Thoreau go to jail in 1846?

He didn't pay a poll taxes for 6 years. poll tax: fee some states and localities required from each citizen as a qualification for voting. It is now considered unconstitutiona (MORE)

What did Henry David Thoreau write about?

  Henry David Thoreau was born on July 12, 1817, in Concord,  Massachusetts. He began writing nature poetry in the 1840s, with  poet Ralph Waldo Emerson as a mentor and (MORE)