Nelson Mandela was an activist, politician and philanthropist. He was also the first black president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. Nelson was also involved in a movement to get the British out of Africa. He was influence by Martin Luther King Jr. and Gandhi. He learned to use Civil Disobedience to protest. He peacefully broke the law to break the racial policies that the government had. Nelson Mandela was successful in his attempt and proved that Civil Disobedience works.
In the video Martin Luther King Jr. says that he used Mahatma Gandhi as inspiration for his protests. MLK also used Civil Disobedience in protesting. When he used Civil Disobedience the Police and the National Guard didn't know what to do. They were prepared for violence so when there was no violence they were puzzled. An example is Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Mahatma Gandhi was a protester from India. He had many followers that helped him accomplish his goals. He used Civil Disobedience and marching when he protested. Civil Disobedience is breaking the law in a non-violent way. His objective was to get the British out of India. The British taxed everything and made profit off of whatever they did. So Gandhi protested for his people and won. He influenced many other people including Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela.