GRE Text Completion Question 362
The kind of civil disobedience King had in mind was, in fact, quite different from Thoreau's view of civil disobedience. Thoreau, like most other transcendentalists, was primarily interested in reform of the (i)_____, whereas King was primarily interested in reform of society. As a protest against the Mexican War, Thoreau refused to pay taxes, but he did not hope by his action to force a change in national policy. While he (ii)_____others to adopt similar protests, he did not attempt to mount any mass protest action against unjust laws. In contrast to Thoreau, King began to (iii)_____the use of mass civil disobedience to effect revolutionary changes within the social system.
|A government||D dismiss||G advocate|
|B individual||E encourage||H participate|
|C corporation||F undermine||I undermine|
Correct Answer: BEG