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Rebellion for Change - In life there are many situations where rebellion is required for change and improvement. Some are simple, like growing up and learning not to do certain things and others are more complex like when a group of people stand up for what they believe, for example, women’s rights and black’s rights. I believe that rebellion is healthy for any growing society. There are many things that we do not agree with, whether it is the law or our parent’s instructions. By rebelling we can change our society and/or ourselves for better....   [tags: rebellion, teenagers,] 1253 words
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Tropicalia as Rebellion - Tropicalia is not only know as a form of music in Brazil but as a rebellion. Its theme of cultural non conformity was strengthened by the idea that Brazil had lost its way. Tropicalia took a stand against the social and musical hierarchy of Brazil. Though mainly known as a form of Brazilian pop music Tropicalia is deeply rooted in the political and cultural background of Brazil. In 1967 Caetano Veloso felt that the Brazilian Popular Music after the appearance of Bossa Nova eight years prior had run out of energy and creativity....   [tags: Brazilian Music, Rebellion, Culture]
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The Significance of the North West Rebellion - First Nations The significant societal, economical, and political changes of the First Nations tend to be overlapping and correlational. As political maintenance declines the economy declines, and as the economy declines society crumbles and quality of life declines. While issues in one area cause issues in others it becomes hard to separate what can be solved politically vs. societally. All issues, either with society or politics, cause damage to the First Nations economic situation creating gaping issues with society such as health issues, famine, sheltering, and education....   [tags: rebellion, poundmaker, first nations]
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The Tonghak Rebellion of 1894 - This summary begins in Korea with the largest peasant rebellion of Korean history: The Tonghak Rebellion of 1894. The Tonghak movment was a new religion beginning in 1860 that opposed Western Culture and supported equality of all people. The Korean government was opposed this religion and tried to shut it down by executing the founder in 1866 but the movement secretly continued. By 1892 and 1893 supporters held great rallies protesting the government efforts to shut down the movement. In February 1894 the disorder stirred up again and spread swiftly....   [tags: largest peasant rebellion of Korean history] 571 words
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Spring Reawakened: The Mind and Matter of Rock and Rebellion - What constitutes a rebellion against conformity. Is the desire for revolution a matter of action or simply a state of mind. In the 1990s, America’s counterculture was founded on the alternative, grunge, and punk rock movements that embodied the spirit of intrapersonal tension and social upheaval. The ideas emphasized through this counterculture have utilized and influenced many art forms, including theatre. Steven Sater’s Spring Awakening exudes the same unruly spirit of the ‘90s, but the musical’s setting, 19th century Germany, does little to connect contemporary audiences to the themes....   [tags: story, restructure, rebellion, spirit] 1574 words
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Brief Information on Different Topics: Opium War, Taiping Rebellion, British Raj - ... Instead, his efforts resided to himself and his families as its hereditary rulers tan to create a new society. 2. Tanzimat Reforms (1839-1876) The Tanzimat were a series of reforms in the Ottoman Empire that brought the culture, education, religion and society more in line with Europe and the United States and western ways. During these reforms, Chinese military was influenced by western uniforms, education was done in western systems, politics took on a western influence and society experienced westernization....   [tags: ottoman empire, trade, rebellion] 950 words
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The Boxer Rebellion in China - The Boxer Rebellion in China “China never wanted foreigners any more than foreigners wanted China men, and on this question I am with the Boxers every time. The Boxer is a patriot. He loves his country better than he does the countries of other people. I wish him success. The Boxer believes in driving us out of his country. I am a Boxer too, for I believe in driving him out of our country” – Mark Twain, Berkeley Lyceum, New York, Nov 23, 1900. The Boxer Rebellion soul purpose was to liberate China from foreign influence....   [tags: Boxer Rebellion Chinese History Essays]
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Transnational Networks of Support for the Zapatista Rebellion - Transnational Networks of Support for the Zapatista Rebellion Globalization, the term used to describe the dominant framework of international relations following the cold war, is affecting many aspects of politics and social experience. This is seen in the Zapatista rebellion and movement in Chiapas, Mexico that has benefited from globalization and transnational support. This paper examines the relationship of transnationalism and social movements with the Zapatistas as a case study....   [tags: Zapatista Rebellion Globalization Essays]
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Truancy and Adolescents Rebelllion - Everyone knows the iconic movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – the epitome of adolescent rebellion and independence – the benchmark of free-spirited insubordination that lies in the heart of all teenagers. Sure, the movie depicts skipping school as nothing more than a harmless and fun pastime, something that is enjoyable due in large part to its riskiness. But essentially it documents the day of a truant. A truant whose wild antics entertain, but a truant nonetheless. Like most things, Hollywood’s characterization of adolescent truancy is incorrect, not just in the sense that most kids will not be singing in parades whilst cutting class....   [tags: adolescence, rebellion, Ferris Bueller´s Day Off]
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The Taiping Rebellion - Megan Yang History-Dr. K When Hong Xiuquan converted to Christianity in 1843 and began preaching from village to village in southern China, little did he know that he had started a religious movement that, by 1850, would have more than thirty-thousand members.1 These members, who called themselves the “Society of God Worshippers,” consisted primarily of poor and disenfranchised Chinese peasants who suffered greatly from the oppression of the Manchu dynasty.2 It was their discontent with the Manchu, paired with a desire for better treatment through a new ruling class, that turned their originally religious movement into a political one....   [tags: Heavenly Kingdom, Chinese History] 1686 words
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The Whiskey Rebellion - The end of the American Revolution wasn’t the end of political turmoil in the United States. In the years after the Revolution, political parties formed and disbanded, rebellions started, and even celebrations became increasingly political. Each political faction had a different idea of what the Revolution meant and what the future of the country looked like. The conflicting views of American politics began to manifest in holiday celebrations, governmental affairs, and even rebellions. The Whiskey Rebellion was created from many issues, not just the excise tax on whiskey....   [tags: American History]
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Obedience or Rebellion? - During my childhood, often times whenever I got into trouble I would try to shift the blame to one of my siblings by saying, “But they told me to do it...” and my mother would always reply, “If he told you jump off a bridge would you?” Of course I wouldn’t have; but she was proving her point, which was I had the free will to choose whether I wanted to obey to my sibling or not. I choose to obey and now would have to be held accountable for my actions. Depending on the situation, sometimes we need to obey; however, sometimes we need to rebel....   [tags: A&P, Myth of Metamorphoses]
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The Ripple Effects of Shay's Rebellion - When a group rises up for what they believe in, it can have incredible results. Sometimes those results can even have rippling effects that have the power to create one of the strongest nations on Earth. Shays’ Rebellion was one of those defining moments and without it this country may have crumbled long ago. Farmers Troubles For the first few years of piece, after the Revolutionary War, the commercial and agrarian society’s future appeared to be in danger by a chain of debt bothering the postwar years depressed economy....   [tags: farmers, army, debtor] 841 words
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Subconscious Rebellion in the Novel The Metamorphosis - The Metamorphosis, a novella by Franz Kafka, is about a man who has been transformed into a giant beetle overnight. This transformation is a form of rebellion that turns out to be a punishment for that rebellion. The Metamorphosis is a story of subconscious rebellion and isolation to avoid one's responsibilities. The story begins, "When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin." (Kafka, 3) This is quite surprising....   [tags: subconscious, franz kafka, metamorphosis]
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Bacon's Rebellion and the American Revolution - Nathaniel Bacon and William Berkley, the governor of Pennsylvania had many differences that stopped them from getting along one of them was their opinion on the Indians in Pennsylvania. Bacon started the rebellion because Berkley did things with out consulting Bacon, which undermined his military authority. It caused King Charles II to send 1,100 troops to Virginia and appoint a commission to determine its causes. The British rule had to get involved and put it in stricter rules, which made it harder for people to get power....   [tags: turning points in US history] 2588 words
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The Whiskey Rebellion by William Hogeland - In the book Whiskey Rebellion: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Frontier Rebels Who Challenged America’s Newfound Sovereignty by William Hogeland. The author doesn’t just talk about what started the Whiskey Rebellion and what happened during this period. But he wanted to show you the underlining of this Rebellion as it was one of the major parts of the founding period. Also that there are lot of characters that we don’t learn about, he realizes that people don’t really know about the Whiskey Rebellion....   [tags: Book analysis, US history]
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The Whiskey and Shay Rebellion - ... This battle was the effective end of the rebellion (Stock). The ineffectiveness of the central government to contain this uprising led to the unnecessary death of many innocent people. The lasting effect of this rebellion is that it was able to prove that the Articles of Confederation was weak, and needed to be adapted and changed to be better prepared for another emergent problem. The Whiskey Rebellion was equally as important to the framework of the United States government as Shays' Rebellion, because this event was able to prove that the Constitution was effective in handling emergent problems such as uprisings....   [tags: confederation, massachussets]
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The Whiskey and Shay's Rebellion - The Whiskey and Shay Rebellion There were many rebellions in the United States history, some peaceful and some violent. Shays' Rebellion in 1786 and the Whiskey Rebellion in 1794 are examples of two brutal rebellions that led to the deaths of many innocent people. Rebellions can develop due to many conditions including unfair laws, in this case the raised taxation of Whiskey, unfair treatment, and disagreements over sensitive topics. The Shays' Rebellion showed the Articles of Confederation was too weak, while the Whiskey Rebellion proved the Constitution to be a strong framework of government....   [tags: United States History, American Revolution]
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Causes and Effects of Teenage Rebellion - There are many reasons to why some people in their teenage years rebel against an elder person. I myself am 18 years old and personally, I can relate to the term that is “teenage rebellion”. I believe the main reasons to why teenagers rebel against their parents or an elderly are hormones, movement and parents that are overly too kind to their kids. Firstly, everyone has gone or will go through the teenage rebellion phase. No matter how good of a person you think you are, you have probably rebelled against an elder person at least once....   [tags: hormones, movement, parents, overly, kids]
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Indian Mutiny and Taiping Rebellion - Compare and contrast the ‘Indian Mutiny’ and the Taiping rebellion as indigenous reactions to globalization. The Indian Mutiny (1857-1858) and Taiping Rebellion (1850-1864) were a result of Britain’s desire for a global empire. This desire is called globalization and is defined by John Darwin in his work as, “The growth of global connectedness.” With the help of new technologies and appealing goods, Britain was successful in connecting their world to the Asian world during the 19th Century. For a long time, the British wanted to move deeper into the India and China to improve their global influence....   [tags: Indigenous, Globalizations, Comparisons]
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Modernism - Rebellion and Sexuality - Michael Levenson said in The Cambridge Companion to Modernism that Modernism fiction was “involved in the radical modern departure, across all of the arts, from representational verisimilitudei”. It was stylistically and thematically focused on rebellion against the way art was presented in the past and what its main focus was. D. H. Lawrence was from a working class background and was always conscious of his status as an outsider because of his class. In his writing he focused on the idea of transgressing modern class systems in the search of new experiences....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 2048 words
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Nat Turner a Slave Rebellion - “My father and mother strengthen me, and this was my first impression of life saying in my presence, I was intended for some great purpose (Nat turner, Brainyqoute.com)”. From the very beginning Nat Turner knew that he was meant to do something great. On the day of October 2, 1800 the famous Nat turner was born to Nancy Turner his father an unknown slave. Turner grew up with the thought that his father was an escaped slave and was coming back when he got the money to retrieve him and his mother....   [tags: african-american, freedom, sentence]
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Art, Liberation, Rebellion and Relevance - The intention of this paper is to illuminate art as an adaptive tool in the sociological and psychological processes of rebellion and liberation and to illustrate that the inevitable function of art is to reveal, while exemplifying the importance of art in everyday life. What are the roles of art in rebellion and liberation; are these roles similar in kind and in scale from person to population and why does this matter. These are the questions that when answered will achieve the goal of this paper....   [tags: Art ]
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Women and Rebellion in Graphic Novels - Though graphic novels are not recognized as literature by many literary critics, they have the distinction of communicating with pictures in a way that may not be possible with words alone. Themes that would be lost if they were merely sentences on a page are highlighted when set to a graphic novel’s illustration, and graphic novels can connect deeply with the reader through images of war and suffering, such as in the graphic novels Persepolis and Fables. Marjane Satrapi’s autobiography Persepolis takes place in Tehran, Iran during and after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, during which the people of Iran overthrew Mohammad Reza Pah-lavi, known simply as “the Shah.” The Islamic Regime was founde...   [tags: Snow White, Marjane Satrapi, Persepolis]
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The Influence of Shay's Rebellion - Dana Majewski Due September 28, 2011 Mr. Klaff AP U.S In 1776, when the United States declared independence from Britain, the new country needed a set of laws to apply to all of the states to replace the earlier British rule. The colonists, however, were concerned that if the United States put too much power in the central government the states rights would vanish. Therefore, the first form of government, the Articles of Confederation, gave too much power to the states and insufficient power to the central government....   [tags: Post-Revolutionary War, Government] 1007 words
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Factors of the American Rebellion - After the French and Indian War, the relationship between the colonists and the British Parliament began to deteriorate. Many factors influenced the idea of patriotism and these factors eventually resulted in a rebellion by the colonists in 1775. The most important factor that eventually led to this rebellion was the Parliament taxing the colonists. The colonists were enraged by the fact that they were being taxed without being represented in the Parliament and were also furious of the fact that the taxes that were being enforced were not just....   [tags: french and indian war, patriotism] 871 words
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The Sixties: A Decade of Rebellion - “Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans” (Kennedy 916). With these words, John F. Kennedy in his inaugural address in 1961 described the 1960’s decade. This era in American history encapsulated a belief in the power of young people to change the world, a desire to help others globally and accept their differences, and a war that would eventually destroy all that America stood for. It was a time for new ideas in all aspects of life....   [tags: U.S. History]
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Teens Making a Cause for Rebellion - ... He decides to go through with the run and during the event Judy’s boyfriend, who is the one that challenged Jim to the run, got in the car because of his jacket and ended up dying in the event. This event plus the treatment the teens receive at home make them runaway to an abandoned mansion where Buzz’s, Judy’s boyfriend, friends follow them and try to hurt the teens. Plato goes into a fit and ends up shooting one of the boys and runs to the planetarium observatory where the police follow him....   [tags: Rebel without a cause, film analysis] 1233 words
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Overview of the Whiskey Rebellion - Imagine being an active participant in the American Revolution in the late 1700s. Not only that, imagine being on the side fighting for your freedom. The war ends, you're in the clear for a leisurely life of freely doing what you please, and you're happy. You're also a farmer that happens to be located in Pennsylvania. Before you know it, Congress comes to the decision to pass a tax on the production and distribution of whiskey, one of your main crops. What. Woah, woah, woah, wait a minute, did you not just fight a whole war against the taxes being imposed on you....   [tags: American History, George Washington]
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Truancy: Epidemic or Controllable Rebellion? - Truancy: Epidemic or Controllable Rebellion? Audience: Parents, police officers and the students. Introduction In recent discussions of juvenile delinquency, a controversial issue has been whether students being arrested or penalized for truancy is successful or not. On one hand police and other authoritative figures argues that this is a great way to make them an example for other kids to not follow their path. On the other hand, many contends that this will not affect the students and the issue will keep reoccurring....   [tags: Juvenile Delinquency, Controversy]
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Social Studies Rebellion Essay - Open protest, conflicting interests, lives changed forever. This is a rebellion. You’re willing to fight the authorities to be heard. Armed rebellion is only justifiable if nothing else works. The Rebellions of Upper and Lower Canada, Red River Rebellion, and Northwest Rebellion are all part of Canadian history. They show us that people can go against the government which usually results in a large loss of life, but more importantly change. The Rebellion of Upper and Lower Canada mainly occurred because of land issues, government inequality, and irresponsibility to the people....   [tags: Canadian History ] 882 words
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The Kenesary Kasymov Rebellion - One of the most important events in History of Kazakhstan is the rebellion of KenesaryKasymov (1837-1847). In this paper I will analyze the article “The Kenesary Kasymov Rebellion (1837–1847): A National-Liberation Movement or “a Protest of Restoration”. ”written by YuriyMalikov, which was published in December 2005 in Nationalities Papers. The author in his article claims that the rebellion of Kazakh sultan Kenesary was “neither a “national-liberation” revolt nor “a protest of restoration.” Not return to the “good old days” but the creation of a new type of state without precedents in Kazakhstani history”....   [tags: Kazakhstan Essays]
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One of the Most Violent Slave Rebellions in American History - Nat Turner was born into slavery, in South Hampton County, on October 2nd, 1800. He was a preacher that believed he was sent to lead people out of slavery. On August 21st, 1831, he led one of the most violent slave rebellions in American history. After six weeks in hiding, he was caught and hung for the atrocities carried out under his direction. The purpose of his rebellion was to help end slavery, but the results the slaves faced were the complete opposite. He was born on the Virginia plantation of Benjamin Turner....   [tags: Nat turner legacy, slavery, black rebellion]
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Southampton County Rebellion Analysis - Nat Turner’s Rebellion also known as the Southampton County Rebellion or the Southampton Insurrection, was a revolt led by Nat Turner and fellow slaves in 1831. It is remembered as one of a handful of antebellum slave revolts that profoundly changed the attitudes of white Americans toward slavery, and may, in fact, have had the most significant lasting impact on the politics of slavery and on the way slavery is remembered as an institution in American cultural memory. The rebellion itself lasted no more than two days, but the effects resulted in laws being passed restricting education and religious affairs for black slaves, as well as the tightening of militia efforts to prevent another upri...   [tags: nat turner, slavery, civil war]
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Liberation, Rebellion, and Relevance - Liberation, Rebellion and Relevance In “The Rebel an essay on man in revolt,” Albert Camus (1956) muses on the absurd origins of rebellion and art and their significance to the individual and society. While reading Camus I began to think about how important art really is and how appalling some of the trends in education and arts funding apparently are. This is what inspired me to write this paper but my intention is not to directly address any of the many and various issues concerning arts education and public funding for the arts....   [tags: Art]
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January 1973 Land Rebellion - The so-called January 1973 land rebellion was an event that stimulated multi-racial hopes and pushed various opposition groupings together. The land rebellion on the sugar belt on the East Coast of Demerara was a key factor stimulating the growth of cooperation among groups and individuals that eventually shaped the WPA. Encouraged by ASCRIA, and supported by Ratoon, IPRA and the WPVP, the mass squatting on the land on the East Coast of Demerara in 1973 was multi-racial in its support and participation and further facilitated the growing cooperation on economic and social grouses....   [tags: Guyana History] 1276 words
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Rebellion: Noble or Immature? - When one hears the word “rebellion,” he is inclined to imagine a brave, intelligent revolutionary who does not blindly conform to the majority, but does what he deems right and just. A rebel will do whatever it takes to bring into existence the world he wishes to see. This may be an admirable image, but it is not always the case. On many occasions, rebellion results from selfish, unpretentious desires. Rebellion is not only synonymous with independence and brilliance; it is also linked to immaturity and ignorance....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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The Philippine Hukbalahap Rebellion - The large variety of insurgent movements around the world has demonstrated that each of them belong its identifiable roots. Furthermore, instead of similar patterns in tactics, techniques and/or procedures used to achieve their ultimate goal, insurgencies are unique depending of their nature. This is the reason why each insurgency presents a dissimilar group of characteristic or principles that identify them. As a matter of fact, those characteristics should be managed with circumspection by any insurgency....   [tags: Insurgent Movements, Patterns] 1022 words
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Shay's Rebellion - “I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing” (Jefferson). Thomas Jefferson wrote these words in a letter to James Madison after hearing about Shay’s Rebellion while he was a foreign diplomat in Paris. After the rebellion happened, the “Shaysites” as they were called, were labeled as traitors to their country and the democratic form of government. But were they really. Many of the men fighting in the rebellion felt that they were being oppressed just as they had been under British rule....   [tags: U.S. History ]
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Could Violence Have Been Avoided in India's Rebellion of 1857 and Its Partition in 1947 - After watching Freedom from the documentary The Story of India, I learned a lot more about what India went through as a country in the 19th century. During this time period India was going through a lot of changes while they pushed for their freedom. The rebellion of 1857, gaining their independence, and the Partition of the South Asian subcontinent in 1947 all made up the story of India’s freedom. I believe that the partition could not be avoided, however the violence could have. There are several reasons that caused the Rebellion of 1857....   [tags: world history and famous rebellions]
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Whiskey Rebellion - On June 21st of 1788 the United States of America was an optimistic place to live. The newly formed country had officially ratified their Constitution on this date, and within a year George Washington would become its first President. These events signified an unofficial end to the American Revolution, which had its start in part, because Americans had rejected the notion of taxation without representation. This modern form of government, however, did, have some problems it needed to deal with. Unable to levy taxes in previous years the federal government had found itself deep in debt....   [tags: American History]
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Governments Established by a Rebellion: The US and France - France and the U.S. are both governments that were established from a rebellion. They created their forms of government because they wanted a voice in the government, wanted a fair tax structure, and wanted to get rid of their respective monarchs. France’s and the U.S.'s government are both fairly old, 1799 and 1783 respectively. They both are similar in many ways. The countries wanted a Republican form of governments to address thier concerns. The two governments wanted a voice in their governments....   [tags: king, world powers] 514 words
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Corruption in the Qing Government and the Taiping Rebellion - I agree to a larger extent that the Qing Government was primarily responsible for causing the Taiping Rebellion. However, other underlying factors leading to the Taiping insurrection cannot be ignored. This essay will discuss how corruption in the Qing bureaucracy, the incompetent leadership, the closed mentality of the Qing Government, shortage of land and impact of an alien Manchu regime highlighted the Qing Government as the main cause of the rebellion. The essay would also include the other causes of the rebellion, such as the opium war and natural disasters....   [tags: revolution, corruption, Qing, government, Taiping,] 946 words
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Factors Leading to the Rebellion in Burma and the Phillippines - Post-independence rebellions refers to insurgencies, by groups who either challenge the ruling power or other groups, out of political and social reasons, that occurs after a state has achieved recognized independence from a colonial power. In this essay, I will discuss the similarities and differences in the varying factors that led to the outbreak of rebellion in Burma and the Philippines. Independence of Burma from Britain was achieved on January 4, 1948, and within three months, Burma suffered from insurgencies from the Burma Communist Party (BCP) followed by the Anti-Fascist People's Freedom League (AFPFL) and other ethnic minority groups....   [tags: independence, colonialism, government] 1557 words
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Composure Under Rebellion - Abraham Lincoln was a president faced with a nation divided and at war. To preserve the Union and maintain the nation's government, Lincoln took intense measures that some say reached beyond his presidential powers. All action were made with intentions for the preservation of the Union. He kept the Union strong by leading a presidential war against Confederate rebellion. He is the man responsible for freeing countless slaves through the Emancipation Proclamation, which led to the 13th amendment, abolishing slavery....   [tags: Abraham Lincoln, US Civil War]
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Passivity over Rebellion - Passivity over Rebellion The Irish Famine is a controversial debate, addressing the response to the English government’s malfeasance. The debate concerns whether the English government should be held liable for the hunger and sorrows of Irishmen. Liam O’Flaherty contributes to this debate through his novel Famine; in it he defines who is to blame for the hunger of the 1840’s. Through his depiction, he suggests that the best response to ease the problem of the famine is by rebelling against the English government....   [tags: Irish History] 884 words
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The Man In Front of Generation X's Rebellion - Adolescents and young adults have been disregarding the rules of the older generation and sparking up arguments since time could tell. One of the forerunners for this teen-angst filled defiance was none other than the king of outcasts, Kurt Cobain, lead singer and songwriter for Nirvana. Cobain was a trailblazer ready to defy the Baby Boomers and all that the tired generation saw to be important; Cobain pushed against many traditional structures but few more relevant than sexism and the mainstream music industry....   [tags: Kurt Cobain, nirvana, social topics]
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Reasons and Results of Rebellion: The King of Trees - Between 1966 and 1976, the Cultural Revolution swept across China, as Mao Zedong called for the removal of western ideology, and the spread of communism. Though communism promised equality for all, it often brought death, destruction, and pointless labor. Ah Cheng, who lived through the Cultural Revolution and later wrote The King of Trees (three novellas, including The King of Trees and The King of Children), reveals his view on communism and Chinese policy through characterization and tone. Knotty in The King of Trees, and Beanpole in The King of Children, rebel against the new communist society and government, causing personal upheaval, as they attempt to stand up for their own beliefs....   [tags: china, cultural revolution, communism]
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Michael Collins and The Irish Rebellion Brotherhood - Michael Collins was born in Clonaklit, Cork, to Michael Collins Senior and Marianne O’Brien. Collins Senior and Marianne had an almost 40 year difference between their ages with Michael being sixty and Marianne being only twenty-three. Michael was the youngest of eight children (only three of whom were Mariannes and because his father was so old at his birth he would be left with a sense of respect for the elderly that would stay with him his whole life. Before dying, Collins Senior is reported to have said on his deathbed, “One day he'll [Michael] be a great man....   [tags: irish war, de valera, dublin] 1304 words
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The 1641 Depositions: The Development of Rebellion in County Louth - As Protestant refugees fled from the Irish rebellion of 1641 and made their way to Dublin for protection, a commission was set up to take their statements. These statements were then called the ‘1641 depositions’. The original depositions are housed in Trinity College, Dublin and have been transcribed, catalogued and made available online. This resource provides an opportunity to reassess the rebellion; not only on its nature, but also with regards the plantations and interaction of settlers, and the social, cultural, political and economic landscape of the era....   [tags: Irish History, Failed Sieges]
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