How to Build a Model of Thoreau's House?

Answer An experiment was taken up in the mid-eighteen hundreds by the American author, Henry David Thoreau (1817 to 1862). He built a house a mile and a half outside of Concord, Massachusetts, near a glac... Read More »

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What is Henry David Thoreau's"Walden"about?

"Walden" was published in 1854. This was seven years after Henry David Thoreau finished his stay in a cabin near Walden Pond. For literary reasons, Thoreau condensed his 26-month stay into one year... Read More »

How long did Thoreau live at Walden Pond?

According to Henry David Thoreau's "Walden," he lived at Walden Pond in Concord, Mass., for two years and two months. He built the cabin himself and undertook the experiment to "live deliberately."... Read More »

What is the name of the essay written by Henry David Thoreau that opposed the Mexican War?

Henry David Thoreau wrote the essay "Civil Disobedience" in 1984, in response to his opposition of the U.S.-Mexican War. The essay argues in favor of a moral justification for peaceful resistance o... Read More »

Which essay did henry david thoreau write in response to his jail sentence?

"Civil Disobedience" is the essay that David Henry Thoreau wrote after spending a night in jail. Thoreau was temporarily jailed for failure to pay his poll tax. He refused to pay the tax for years ... Read More »

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