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insurrection

the act or an instance of rebelling against a government in power or the civil authorities; insurgency
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Among the advantages of a confederate republic enumerated by Montesquieu, an important one is, "that should a popular insurrection happen in one of the States, the others are able to quell it.
Insurrections in a State will rarely induce a federal interposition, unless the number concerned in them bear some proportion to the friends of government.
He sent General Lincoln, at the head of four thousand men, to put down the insurrection. This general, who had fought through several hard campaigns in the Revolution, managed matters like an old soldier, and totally defeated the rebels at the expense of very little blood.
So I did not talk blood and insurrection to that man there who sat munching black bread with that abused and mistaught herd of human sheep, but took him aside and talked matter of another sort to him.
He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages, whose known rule of warfare, is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions.
Village historians hope to have a full exhibition on the background to the local Radicals movement in spring next year, when the 200th anniversary of the Scottish Insurrection takes place.
L'insurrection de Boko Haram qui a debute en 2009 dans le nord-est du Nigeria, a engendre dans sa repression par l'armee, plus de 27.000 morts et 1,8 million de deplaces dans ce pays.
Trinidad and Tobago is marking the 29th anniversary of the attempted coup by members of a Muslim group here with President Paula Mae-Weekes describing the six-day insurrection as the 'most brazen assault on our democracy in history'.
In an exclusive interview with Turkish news agency Anadolu, Dr Mahathir said it is against Putrajaya's policy to allow Malaysia to be used as a base for any 'insurrection'.
Deux personnes dont un civil ont ete tuees jeudi dans un attentat suicide dans le nord du Sinai en Egypte, oo l'armee affronte une insurrection djihadiste, a appris l'AFP de sources medicale et securitaire.
[USA], July 13 (ANI): Hollywood actor Stephanie Niznik, popularly known for her role in 'Star Trek: Insurrection' and 'Everwood', died at age 52.
They are: For the defence of any person from unlawful violence or defence of property; In order to effect a lawful arrest or to prevent the escape of a person lawfully detained; For the purpose of suppressing a riot, insurrection or mutiny.