D. protesting unjust government policy in a peaceful way.
Thoreau's actions in "Civil Disobedience" are very similar to those of the bus boycott because they both wanted to protest injustices of the American government. In the case of Thoreau, he refused to pay taxes in order to protest the government's involvement in wars and their inefficiency in addressing other injustices. In the case of the boycott, the protest was directed towards racial segregation. In both cases, the protestors expressed their grievances in peaceful ways.
Civil Disobedience and Rosa Parks' Buss Boycott are the examples of civil resistance. It is protesting unjust government policy in a peaceful way. In the former one Thoreau protests against taxation, in the latter one Rosa Parks protests without giving up her seat which was prohibited during that time for African-Americans.
They both protested unfairities in society without direct violence.
Thoreau’s actions in "Civil Disobedience" and the 1955 bus boycott are similar because both Thoreau and the boycotters were protesting unjust government policy in a peaceful way. Option D is correct.
On the one hand, the boycott protested againts racial segregation.
On the other hand, Thoreau refused to pay taxes in an attempt to protest the government's involvement in wars and their lack of efficiency in addressing some other injustices.
The last option is correct – protesting unjust government policy in a peaceful way.
David Thoreau (1817 – 1862) the American philosopher, writer and transcendentalist believed that instead of waiting for the government to be just, people themselves should follow justice, in a peaceful manner. He urged that people have an obligation to be just and at the same time, not to allow injustice. He was totally against slavery in the Americas and the Mexican - American war of 1846 – 48.
The Bus Boycott of 1955 was a protest against racial discrimination on public transport system. It was a peaceful campaign which started at Montgomery, Alabama, led by political and social parties.
protesting unjust government policy in. apeaceful way is correct