rebellion

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English recruit (who wore a uniform that was black and tan) serving in the Irish constabulary to suppress the Sinn Fein rebellion of 1919 to 1921 Black and Tan
member of a nationalistic Chinese secret society that led an unsuccessful rebellion in 1900 against foreign interests in China Boxer
doctrine that kings derive their right to rule directly from God and are not accountable to their subjects; rebellion is the worst of political crimes divine right , divine right of kings
English nobleman who led the baronial rebellion against Henry III (1208-1265) Earl of Leicester , Montfort , Simon de Montfort
rebellion, to start a foment , instigate
British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792) Frederick North , North , Second Earl of Guilford
person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions) freedom fighter , insurgent , insurrectionist , rebel
widespread rebellion in 1381 against poll taxes and other inequities that oppressed the poorer people of England; suppressed by Richard II Great Revolt , Peasant's Revolt
English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403) Harry Hotspur , Hotspur , Percy , Sir Henry Percy
organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict insurgence , insurgency
rebellion, instance of insurgence , insurrection , revolt , sedition , uprising
open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers) mutiny
rebellion against authority, open mutiny
United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831) Nat Turner , Turner
rebellion, suppression of pacification
famous chief of the Ottawa who led an unsuccessful rebellion against the British (1715-1769) Pontiac
relating to a rebellion against modernism postmodern
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