Maryland was founded by Cecilius Calvert as a refuge for Catholics who were persecuted in England.
Many people had no jobs, so they had no money to pay the mortgage, car payments or buy food.
A careful reading of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution clearly show a tone of solemnity and telltale merging of two metaphysical concepts, that of God (The Great Spirit) and freedom and individualism, so peculiar and unique to the Iroquois and later the proponents of the Revolutionary War. The tone and philosophical underpinnings of the founders
The Civil Rights movement in the US during the 1960's used pacific strategies to draw attention to the civil rights that were often denied to Blacks. They also sought to gain supporters by being nonviolent towards their goals. Peaceful demonstrations, boycotts, sit down activities and appealing to public officials concerning the improvement of civil rights were frequently used by Black organizations such as the NAACP to gain support in the battle for civil rights.