political

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United States politician who served as vice president under Jefferson; he mortally wounded his political rival Alexander Hamilton in a duel and fled south (1756-1836) Aaron Burr , Burr
freedom of teachers and students to express their ideas in school without religious or political or institutional restrictions academic freedom
calculated use of violence (or threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear act of terrorism , terrorism , terrorist act
policy of taking direct and militant action to achieve a political or social goal activism
political issue or policy, person actively against activist , dissident , insurgent , militant , protestor , Young Turk
faithful support for a religion or cause or political party adherence , adhesion , attachment
one who agitates; a political troublemaker agitator , fomenter
political propaganda (especially Communist propaganda) communicated via art and literature and cinema agitprop
political propaganda found in entertainment agitprop
Palestinian political and military organization founded by Yasser Arafat in 1958 to work toward the creation of a Palestinian state; during the 1960s and 1970s trained terrorist and insurgent groups al-Asifa , al-Fatah , Fatah
Soviet writer and political dissident whose novels exposed the brutality of Soviet labor camps (born in 1918) Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn , Alexander Isayevich Solzhenitsyn , Solzhenitsyn
French political writer noted for his analysis of American institutions (1805-1859) Alexis Charles Henri Maurice de Tocqueville , Alexis de Tocqueville , Tocqueville
member of a Muslim dynasty of Berber warriors that flourished from 1049 to 1145 and that established political dominance over northwestern Africa and Spain Almoravid
major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; founded by Alexander Hamilton; favored a strong centralized government American Federalist Party , Federalist Party , Federal Party
former political party in the United States; formed in 1936 in New York when labor and liberals bolted the Democratic Party American Labor Party
former political party in the United States; active in the 1850s to keep power out of the hands of immigrants and Roman Catholics American Party , Know-Nothing Party
political theory favoring the abolition of governments anarchism
political extremist anarchist , Jacobin , leftist , nihilist
political and social system that no longer governs (especially the system that existed in France before the French Revolution) ancien regime
political system that no longer exists ancien regime
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