revolt

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Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War (1795-1876) Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana , Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna , Santa Ana , Santa Anna
Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule; founded Bolivia in 1825 (1783-1830) Bolivar , El Libertador , Simon Bolivar
United States pioneer and hero of the Texas revolt against Mexico; he shared command of the garrison that resisted the Mexican attack on the Alamo where he died (1796-1836) Bowie , James Bowie , Jim Bowie
Mexican revolutionary who led a revolt for agrarian reforms (1879-1919) Emiliano Zapata , Zapata
Jewish general who led the revolt of the Jews against the Romans and then wrote a history of those events (37-100) Flavius Josephus , Joseph ben Matthias , Josephus
Welsh chieftain who led a revolt against Henry IV's rule in Wales (1359-1416) Glendower , Owen Glendower
discontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858; the revolt was put down after several battles and sieges (notably the siege at Lucknow) Indian Mutiny , Sepoy Mutiny
principle of revolt against constituted authority insurrectionism
religion founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism; emphasizes asceticism and immortality and transmigration of the soul; denies existence of a perfect or supreme being Jainism
sect founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism Jainism
Jewish leader of a revolt in Judea that recovered Jerusalem around 166 BC; hero of the Apocryphal books I Maccabees and II Maccabees (?-161 BC) Judas Maccabaeus
Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935) Lawrence , Lawrence of Arabia , T. E. Lawrence , Thomas Edward Lawrence
person who is faithful during a revolt loyalist
person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt) loyalist , stalwart
revolt against established authority mutiny
King of England from 1377 to 1399; he suppressed the Peasant's Revolt in 1381 but his reign was marked by popular discontent and baronial opposition in British Parliament and he was forced to abdicate in 1399 (1367-1400) Richard II
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