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Undeclared war and civil disobedience

the American system in crisis

by Lawrence R. Velvel

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Published by Dunellen Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • War and emergency powers -- United States,
    • Civil disobedience -- United States,
    • Executive power -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Lawrence R. Velvel. Foreword by Richard A. Falk.
      SeriesUniversity Press of Cambridge series in the social sciences
      ContributionsLawyers Committee on American Policy Towards Vietnam.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF5060 .V4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 405 p.
      Number of Pages405
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5219563M
      ISBN 100842400060
      LC Control Number75125541
      OCLC/WorldCa107326

      Civil Disobedience and Violence, Belmont, California: Wadsworth. Nussbaum, Martha, Liberty of Conscience: In Defense of America's Tradition of Religious Equality, New York: Basic Books. Paz-Fuchs, Amir and Sfard, Michael, ‘The Fallacies of Objections to Selective Conscientious Objection,’ in Israel Law Review, – Overview. This guide is intended to serve as an introduction to research on the War Powers Resolution, Public Law (external link), 87 Stat. , passed over President Nixon's veto on November 7, The War Powers Resolution is sometimes referred to as the War Powers Act, its title in the version passed by the Senate.

      Other articles where Civil Disobedience is discussed: American literature: The Transcendentalists: Disobedience” (; originally titled “Resistance to Civil Government”), Thoreau expounded his anarchistic views of government, insisting that if an injustice of government is “of such a nature that it requires injustice to another [you should] break the law [and] let your life be a. The distinctive American tradition of civil disobedience stretches back to pre-Revolutionary War days and has served the purposes of determined protesters ever since. This stimulating book examines the causes that have inspired civil disobedience, the justifications used to defend it, disagreements among its practitioners, and the controversies.

      Chapter 11 Vietnam and Civil Disobedience, – The middle and late s were years of progress, protest, prejudice, and renewed hope for peace and racial justice. John F. Kennedy was assassinated, as were Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and Robert Kennedy.   He is also the author of “Undeclared War and Civil Disobedience: The American System in Crisis” (Dunellen). Velvel’s involvement with books is also expressed as host of an hour-long television book review show, “Books of Our Time,” produced by MSL and seen on Comcast throughout New England and the mid-Atlantic states.


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Speech delivered at the great Whig meeting, in the county of Granville, on Tuesday, the third day of March, 1840, by George E. Badger, esq.

Speech delivered at the great Whig meeting, in the county of Granville, on Tuesday, the third day of March, 1840, by George E. Badger, esq.

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Undeclared War and Civil Disobedience: The American System in Crisis by Lawrence R. Velvel (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review About this product. Undeclared War and Civil Disobedience is the American system in crisis: the rule of law beset by executive usurpation, while Congress and the courts stand cravenly by, and citizens struggling for constitutionality are savaged.

The rich development of this theme, in fact, is the book's most distinguished characteristic. Reviewing Lawrence Undeclared war and civil disobedience book. Velvel's Undeclared War and Civil Disobedience: The American System in Crisis (). Repository Citation Reveley, W.

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Undeclared war and civil disobedience. New York, Dunellen Co. [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence R Velvel; Lawyers Committee on American Policy Towards Vietnam. Book Review of Undeclared War and Civil Disobedience: The American System in Crisis By III W.

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Taylor Reveley. Sparked by Thoreau’s outrage at American slavery and the American-Mexican war, Civil Disobedience is a call for every citizen to value his conscience above his government.

Within this 19th century essay, Thoreau explains government of any sort – including democracy – does not possess more wisdom or justice than its individual citizens, and that it is every citizen’s responsibility to avoid s: Free download or read online Walden & Civil Disobedience pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Henry David Thoreau. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this classics, philosophy story are.4/5. Motto in ‘Civil Disobedience,’” Thoreau Society Bulletin, ) 3. The war with Mexico was not declared untilwhereas Thoreau had refused to pay his tax as early as In citing the war, he was simply taking advantage of the fact that the war was a particularly unpopular one in the North.

(JohnFile Size: 87KB. In the New Testament, the book of Acts records the civil disobedience of Peter and John towards the authorities that were in power at the time.

After Peter healed a man born lame, Peter and John were arrested for preaching about Jesus and put in jail. We have also included a few brief essays in this book, including one by Howard Zinn, an American historian and activist.

Its message is synonymous with!oreau’s: society’s problem today, according to Zinn, is not civil disobedience but civil obedience. To get back to the founding principles, as articulated in the Declaration ofFile Size: 1MB. The study will examine Paul's teaching on the Christian's relation to the civil authorities as outlined in Romans and then compare that with 1 Peter First, the study will survey the problem of the textual authenticity of the passage.

A stirring anthology of writings about peace and nonviolence from Buddha to Arundhati Roy As you read this, America is at war. President Bush declared a "war on terrorism" and 90 percent of the American people believed he was doing the right thing.

But is there another way. From Buddha in the pre-Christian era to the most recent declaration of peace principles by Nobel laureates, nonviolence 4/5(1). Thoreau's Civil Disobedience espouses the need to prioritize one's conscience over the dictates of laws.

It criticizes American social institutions and policies, most prominently slavery and the Mexican-American War. Thoreau begins his essay by arguing that government rarely proves itself useful and that it derives its power from the majority because they are the strongest group, not because.

Civil disobedience, also called passive resistance, the refusal to obey the demands or commands of a government or occupying power, without resorting to violence or active measures of opposition; its usual purpose is to force concessions from the government or occupying power.

An early proponent of nonviolent resistance, he was jailed briefly for refusing to pay his poll tax to support the Mexican War and the slave system that had promoted that war. His essay "On Civil Disobedience" (), which came from this period of passive resistance, was acknowledged by Mahatma Gandhi (who read it in a South African jail) as 3/5(8).

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Constitutional Allocation of the War Powers Between the President and Congress:15 Va. Int'l L. 73 (). Civil Disobedience book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The distinctive American tradition of civil disobedience stretches back to pre-Revolutionary War days and has served the purposes of determined protesters ever since.

Trivia About Civil Disobedienc No trivia or quizzes yet/5. In addition to Civil Disobedience (), Thoreau is best known for his book Walden (), which documents his experiences living alone on Walden Pond in Massachusetts from Throughout his life, Thoreau emphasized the importance of individuality and self-reliance.Civil Desobedience Henry David Thoreau wrote the essay Civil Disobedience to show his opposition to slavery and American imperialism.

His essay has influenced many prominent civil rights activists, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Thoreau's essay Civil Disobedience or Resistance to Civil Government, published inis a call to arms similar to the stances that people like Parks and 4/5.civil disobedience, refusal to obey a law or follow a policy believed to be unjust.

Practitioners of civil disobedience usual base their actions on moral right and employ the nonviolent technique of passive resistance in order to bring wider attention to the injustice.

Risking punishment, such as violent retaliatory acts or imprisonment, they attempt to bring about changes in the law.