Definition: rebellion; uprising
Definition: rebellion; uprising
Sentences Containing 'insurrection'
Then began his travels, his duels, his caprices; then the insurrection in Greece broke out, and he had served in the Grecian ranks.
Even the violent and arbitrary government of Spain has, upon many occasions, been obliged to recall or soften the orders which had been given for the government of her colonies, for fear of a general insurrection.
The people had at that time the greatest affection for their new government, which they had just established by a general insurrection.
She kept a-raging right along, running her insurrection all by herself, and everybody else mighty meek and quiet; and at last Uncle Silas, looking kind of foolish, fishes up that spoon out of his pocket.
I have heard some of my townsmen say, "I should like to have them order me out to help put down an insurrection of the slaves, or to march to Mexico--see if I would go"; and yet these very men have each, directly by their allegiance, and so indirectly, at least, by their money, furnished a substitute.
In 976, during a general restructuring of Bavaria upon the insurrection of Duke Henry II the Wrangler, Otto's son and successor Emperor Otto II had a new "marcha orientalis" erected on the territory of the former Pannonian march.
Suspended from all his jobs in 1791 for taking part in the insurrection against Joseph II, Vitzthumb left for Amsterdam to take up a post as music master at the "Collège dramatique et lyrique".
He intended to send Travis to Matamoros for a military trial on charges of attempted insurrection, with the goal being separation from Mexico. Conviction on this charge would certainly lead to Travis's execution.
In 1832, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna led an insurrection against Mexican president Bustamante.
When a long-simmering conflict between Schwyz and the abbey of Einsiedeln escalated once more, the Habsburgs responded by sending a strong army of knights against these peasants to subdue their insurrection, but the Austrian army of Frederick's brother Leopold I was utterly defeated in the Battle of Morgarten in 1315.
Beginning in 1401, the confederates supported the insurrection of Appenzell against the abbey of St.
Tensions between Istiqlalists like Quwatli and Arslan and other Syrian nationalist leaders like al-Bakri and Shahbandar, were particularly sharp, with the latter accusing Quwatli of being out of touch from the realities of the revolt, and Quwatli accusing Shahbandar of treason for attempting to stop the insurrection.
The war provided an impetus not only for slaves to escape but also to revolt. On May 27, 1861 in Lewisburg a slave named Reuben was convicted of conspiring "to rebel and make insurrection in said county."
In reality he made the suggestion because he was aware of the power of the British as he had seen their armies in action when he had commanded a battalion in the past. Holkar responded to the Peshwa's call for insurrection against the British by initiating a battle in Mahidpur.
He was very active in defeating two major coups against the government, one is 1962 attempted military coup and JVP's 1971 JVP Insurrection.
The following year he played a major role in guiding the country though the 1971 JVP Insurrection.
The genesis of "True at First Light" was an African insurrection, also symbolically depicted in "The Garden of Eden": "The conviction and purposefulness of the Maji-Maji in "The Garden of Eden", corresponds to the Kenyan Mau-Mau context of the novel "True at First Light" ".
The Prime Minister and his Minister of Justice, Hugh Guthrie, treated the trek as an attempted insurrection, and ordered it to be stopped.
Fearing disorder, the Regent summoned the reformed preachers to appear before her at Stirling on 10 May: insurrection followed.
Some months later he returned to England, supplied with Spanish money by Sexby, and charged to bring about an insurrection.
An insurrection had broken out in Darfur and Gordon went to deal with it.
This location is still pointed out to visitors in Manila. It is Plaza Samplucan, on General Luna Street in Intramuros, Manila. In 1623 Governor Fajardo suppressed an insurrection in the Visayas.
Facing a rebellion with armies in the North, South, and East, Obregón relied on loyal generals such as Amaro to block rebel access to resources and the northern border and to put down the insurrection.
However, without the necessary military support to crush the insurrection, Necker's dismissal fuelled the already-serious violence in Paris, culminating in the attack on the Bastille fortress.
Tacnazo insurrection (October 21, 1969) () was a brief revolt of the Tacna artillery regiment, led by General Roberto Viaux, in what turned out to be a non-violent demonstration against the government of Chilean President Eduardo Frei Montalva.
Lieutenant General Kim Ik Ruhl, commander of the South Korean force on the island, attempted to end the insurrection peacefully by negotiating with the rebels.
Among his acts in this office, following the crushing of the Chartist rebellion at the Battle of Ruivães on September 20, 1837, was disarming the National Guard, which had been converted into a permanent force for insurrection.
"Bohemia" became the principal voice of opposition to the administration of Carlos Prio Socarras, and in support of the insurrection and revolution against the regime of Fulgencio Batista.
Par, a friend of Bartolomeo asks him for his help in a planned insurrection; the common people desire to leave Argonos and live on Antioch.
After returning permanently from Paris to Dublin in 1905 MacBride played an important part with other Irish nationalists in preparing for an Insurrection.
The 1971 JVP Insurrection saw Ceylon Armed Forces mobilizing for combat operations for the first time and its size grew rapidly.
The insurrection was brought under control in a few months.
The military was redistricted to its bases but was soon heavily involved in another insurrection by the JVP in the south of the island from 1987 to 1989.
It was a strategic location during the three-day April insurrection that won the 1952 Revolution.
Quilombos represented free African resistance which occurred in three forms: free settlements, attempts at seizing power, and armed insurrection.
American naval forces maintained order during a period of chronic and threatened insurrection.
The Coming Insurrection is a French political tract that hypothesizes the "imminent collapse of capitalist culture".
The insurrection envisioned by the Invisible Committee will revolve around "the local appropriation of power by the people, of the physical blocking of the economy and of the annihilation of police forces".
In February 2011, Beck hosted an episode of his show titled "The Coming Insurrection: Egypt", referring to the 2011 Egyptian revolution, which began seven days earlier.
"I think it's all part of "The Coming Insurrection"." The book was also the subject of a panel discussion in February 2011, in the context of the 2010–2011 Greek protests taking place at the time.
Read "The Coming Insurrection"," he urged his audience, "because it's almost not coming anymore.
"It's the coming insurrection, which is not coming anymore.
The royalist insurrection found her there; the British, who supported the royalists, seized her and transferred her to the Kingdom of Sardinia before the conclusion of the Siege of Toulon.
A steady stream of unpaid ads asked Venezuelans to participate in the insurrection.
The call to armed insurrection was also echoed by father Melkhysedek Zacko-Yavorsky the igumen of the Motrynsky Monastery where Zaliznyak had become a dutiful novice.
Thousands of proletariat workers joined in an armed insurrection against the Imperial Government for better socio-democratic conditions.
And to say that because we cannot win we should not stage an insurrection-that is simply the talk of cowards."
It was first released in 2009 for the Belgrade record label Insurrection Records.
A failed militant attempt was made to gain separate independence for Ireland with the 1916 Easter Rising, an insurrection in Dublin.
Worf continued to appear in "TNG" films which is explained in various ways such as rescue ("Star Trek: First Contact") and leave ("Star Trek: Insurrection").
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