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Wilson Southern Middle School Library: 7th Grade Civil Disobedience Research

What is Civil Disobedience?

Definition of Civil Disobedience according to

the refusal to obey certain laws or governmental demands for the purpose of influencing legislation or government policy, 

characterized by the employment of such nonviolent techniques as boycotting, picketing, and nonpayment of taxes.

About this guide -

This guide will provide links and information to help you in finding information you nned to complete your Global Studies Assessment about Gandhi.   If you need help finding information, just ask!


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Gale Virtual Reference Library

 Use this link to search over 100 Encyclopedia & Reference books.




Gandhi Links

Arguments for/against Civil Disobedience

World Book Online Encyclopedia

The World Book Online Encyclopedia is available with no login when your computer or mobile device is on school property.  For home access, please ask Mrs. Allbee for the username and password or click on the password link on the LibGuide Homepage. 

This searchable database is useful for quick access to accurate, reliable information. A full MLA citation for each article is at the bottom of each web page.

Destiny Library Catalog

DestinyDestiny is the OPAC ( Online Public Access Catalog ) that allows you to search for books, DVDs, audiobooks, ebooks, and even digital media that the district provides through all 8 of the Wilson libraries.


Great place to search for many topics.   Results have been validated by educators and some sites provide an MLA citation.