David Thoreau) 生于1817年7月12日
Life in the Woods) 一书中。他也因为拒绝缴交投票税，而被判入狱一天。梭罗不愿意缴税的原因，是为了对他不愿意支持的奴隶制度与墨西哥战争表示抗议。他写下「论公民的不服从」 (Civil
One of the things that Thoreau did was write a series of essays about his experiences, published in the book Walden, or, Life in the Woods. He also spent a night in jail for refusing to pay his voting tax. Thoreau withheld the tax as a protest against slavery and the war with Mexico, which he did not support. He wrote "Civil Disobedience" to explain his reasons. "Under a government which imprisons any unjustly," he argued, "the true place for a just man is also a prison." Thoreau, however, did more than just protest slavery by going to jail. What else do you think he did?