independence

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autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability Abkhaz , Abkhazia
Indonesian statesman who obtained the independence of Indonesia from the Netherlands in 1949 and served as president until ousted by Suharto in a coup d'etat (1901-1970) Achmad Sukarno , Sukarno
American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1722-1803) Adams , Sam Adams , Samuel Adams
kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956 Al-Magrib , Kingdom of Morocco , Maroc , Marruecos , Morocco
French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876) Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin , Baroness Dudevant , George Sand , Sand
North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776 America , the States , U.S. , U.S.A. , United States , United States of America , US , USA
republic in southwestern Africa on the Atlantic Ocean; achieved independence from Portugal in 1975 and was the scene of civil war until 1990 Angola , Republic of Angola
communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945 Annam , Socialist Republic of Vietnam , Vietnam , Viet Nam
economic independence as a national policy autarchy , autarky
immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence autonomy , liberty
personal independence autonomy , self-direction , self-reliance , self-sufficiency
Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971 Bangla Desh , Bangladesh , East Pakistan , People's Republic of Bangladesh
battle in which the Scots under Robert the Bruce defeated the English and assured the independence of Scotland Bannockburn
landlocked constitutional monarchy in southern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966 Basutoland , Kingdom of Lesotho , Lesotho
first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed's Hill; the British defeated the colonial forces battle of Bunker Hill , Bunker Hill
decisive naval battle in the War of Greek Independence (1827); the Turkish and Egyptian fleet was defeated by an allied fleet of British and French and Russian warships battle of Navarino , Navarino
republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960 Belgian Congo , Congo , Democratic Republic of the Congo , Zaire
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is Benjamin Franklin , Franklin
physician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813) Benjamin Rush , Rush
republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947 Bharat , India , Republic of India
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