This is a 15 slide, highly animated, power point presentations on Famous American Writers - Henry David Thoreau. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change it to fit your individual needs.
Henry David Thoreau was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian. A leading transcendentalist, Thoreau is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay Resistance to Civil Government, an argument for disobedience to an unjust state.
Thoreau was born on July 12, 1817, in Concord, MA. He began writing nature poetry in the 1840s, with poet Ralph Waldo Emerson as a mentor and friend. In 1845 he began his famous 2 year stay on Walden Pond, which he wrote about in his master work, Walden. He also became known for his beliefs in Transcendentalism and civil disobedience, and was a dedicated abolitionist.
The presentation covers the following:
Defending John Brown
Later Years & Death
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