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The United Irishmen, Their Lives and Times : with Several Additional Memoirs, & Authentic Documents, Heretofore Unpublished ; the Whole Matter Newly Arranged and Revised

By: Madden, Richard Robert, 1798-1886, Author; O'Neill, James J., Editor; Martin Lester Ltd., Publisher;
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African independence movements

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...nce Movements took place in the 20th century, when a wave of struggles for independence in European-ruled African territories were witnessed. ... ...d African territories were witnessed. Notable militant independence movements took place:  Alge... ...ritories were witnessed. Notable militant independence movements took place:  Algeria (former F... ...bia (former South West Africa) – against South Africa, see Namibian War of Independence and South African Border War For a ... ...der War For a list of African nations achieving independence, see Decolonisation of Africa. ... ... along with smaller numbers of Embu and Meru. The uprising hastened Kenyan independence in 1963. French overseas territories ... ...ries like Senegal, Tanzania, Algeria, Guinea and Ethiopia, these guerrilla movements sought weapons, financing and political support in Eastern Bloc's... ...Union and People's Republic of China were behind the nationalist guerrilla movements created to attack Portuguese possessions and claim independence. ... ...anzania, Zaire, Guinea, Senegal and Nigeria, to support African liberation movements. The support provided by the committee included military training...

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Discours de L'Honorable J. Blanchet, Secrétaire de la Province de Québec : Sur L'Autonomie des Provinces, Prononce les 21 et 24 Avril, 1884 L'Assemblee Legislative du Quebec

By: Blanchet, J. (Jean), 1843-1908; Québec (Province). Législature. Assemblée Législative
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Independence

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... Declarations of independence ... ... Independence activists ... ... Independence acts in the Parliament of the United Kingdom ... ... Independence days ... ... Independence movements ... ... Independence movements ... ... Independence movements ...

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The Issue of Quebec's Sovereignty and Its Potential Impact on the United States : Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session, September 25, 1996

By: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interational Relations. Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere

... here to find out what the ramifications for a possible move by Quebec for independence would have on a lot of issues here in the United States: trade... ...e closer and closer and it looked more and more like Quebec might vote for independence, the United States toughened a position which previously had b... ...not continue so that it is very clear. Quebecers will make a deci- sion on independence. Canadians will make a decision on their na- tional units not ... ...ent tension between the interests of the Unit- ed States now before Quebec independence, should that ever occur, and thereafter. U.S. interests today ... ...today are clear. They are with Can- ada remaining united. But after Quebec independence, it surely then would be in the interest of the United States ... ...ometimes a mistake to think that individuals can control events like this, movements like this. And Mr. Bouchard certainly is an outstanding leader, b...

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Social movements

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... Social movements ... ...e. Modern Western social movements became possible through education (the wider dissemination of lit... ...mes argued that the freedom of expression, education and relative economic independence prevalent in the modern Western culture is responsible for the... ...ible for the unprecedented number and scope of various contemporary social movements. However others point out that many of the social movements of th... ...ke the Mau Mau in Kenya, to oppose Western colonialism. Either way, social movements have been and continued to be closely connected with democratic p... ...e closely connected with democratic political systems. Occasionally social movements have been involved in democratizing nations, but more often they ... ...mes argued that the freedom of expression, education and relative economic independence prevalent in the modern Western culture is responsible for the...

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History and Planetary Influences

By: Ph.D. Vladimir Petrov Kostov

...strological, historical and geographical coincidences are found between the Arab revolutions of 2011 on the one side and the revolutions of 1848, the independence movements in the Spanish colonies, the social movements of 1968 and World War II on the other. The book is addressed to persons interested in History and/or astrology....

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Independence of Croatia

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... Independence War of ... ...n independent Republic of Croatia The independence of Croatia was a process started with the changes in the polit... ...which in turn proclaimed the Christmas Constitution, and held the Croatian independence referendum, 1991. After the country formal... ... referendum, 1991. After the country formally declared independence in June 1991, and the dissolution of its association with SFR ... ...n Security and Cooperation in Europe. During that time the Croatian War of Independence started. On 8 October 1991, the Croatian P... ... 1992 in Croatia History of social movements Political history of Yugoslavia ... ... 1992 in Croatia History of social movements Political history of Yugoslavia ...

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Messages to America : The Letters of Ho Chi Minh: The Letters of Ho Chi Minh

By: Ho Chi Minh

... in 1890 in Vietnam under French colonialism to a committed nationalist father, Ho Chi Minh would grow up to lead not one, but two successful wars of independence to liberate his country. In his formative years, Ho traveled widely as a sailor and lived in Paris, Harlem, and Boston, where he worked as a cook, baker, and did menial jobs. In his travels, he made contact with ...

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Independence County, Washington

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Conflict, Culture, And History Regional Dimensions

By: Stephen J. Blank

...til the latter part of this century . Under the influence of the third-world independence movements and the breakup of thecommunistmonolith, the absol... ...r part of this century . Under the influence of the third-world independence movements and the breakup of thecommunistmonolith, the absolute validity ... ...olded by war, whether in the form of armed uprisings and revolutions, jigsaw movements of insurgency and counterinsurgency, belligerent confrontations... ...ughts, in particular, impose themselves as one follows the relentless seesaw movements of attack, victory and defeat that have passed like the forces ... ...el, the Soviet Union, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India . These revolutionary movements and trends constitute a standing challenge to theories or polic... ... to undermine Polish claims to sovereignty andterritory in thewake of Polish independence after 1919 . 18 Thus Wiktor Suchecki observed that after the... ...ly it meant proletarian (read party) supremacy at home ; externally it meant independence from capitalism . In 25 CONFLICT, CULTURE, AND HISTORY spit... ...ilitary power and parity with America that third- world countries owed their independence-the implication being that Moscow-centered policies and outl... ...rguiba was able to make Islam a crucial element in the Tunisian struggle for independence from France . His great genius was to elevate popular Islam ...

...ved in an atmosphere of relative peace. At least such has been the case until the latter part of this century. Under the influence of the third-world independence movements and the breakup of the communist monolith, the absolute validity of the concept of the nation-state may have been reaffirmed for the creation of durable political communities. Yet many European countrie...

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Independence Hall of Korea

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...h Korea, with a total floor area of 23, 424 m². The museum focuses on the independence movements of the Japanese colonial period ; however, the fir... ... a total floor area of 23, 424 m². The museum focuses on the independence movements of the Japanese colonial period ; however, the first exhibition... ...13 Seoul Broadcasting System drama That Winter, The Wind Blows . * Independence Hall of Korea official site Independence Hall of Korea at L...

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The Independence of Chile

By: Chisholm, Adam Stuart Muir, B. 1855

...Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF CHILE Title: THE INDEPENDENCE OF CHILE Author: A. STUART M. CHISHOLM Language: English Su... ...et THE ABDICATK OF O'HIGGINS THE LIBRARY UNIVERSITY OF C U.IFORNT* THE INDEPENDENCE OF CHILE BY A. STUART M. CHISHOLM LONDON T. WERNER LAURIE CLIF... ...HE SPANISH COLONY . PART II THE SPANISH JUNTA 71 PART III THE BEGINNING OF INDEPENDENCE ... 93 PART IV THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE .... 179 TO RA*NCAGUA P... ...93 PART IV THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE .... 179 TO RA*NCAGUA PART V THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE .... 245 TO MAIPO CHILE UNDER O'HiGGiNS PART I THE SPANISH CO... ...more strikingly represented than in the story of Chile, the roots of whose independence are to be sought in the conditions that Spain im- posed upon t... ...om that Chile cele- brates as the birthdate of her emancipation. Sim- ilar movements occurred simultaneously in Buenos Ayres, Mexico, and Venezuela, a... ...ly that they might escape detection, while they watched with wild eyes the movements of their enemies, as the receding wave of con- quest settled in t... ...he de- spatch to Damian Segui was interpreted solely by Segui's subsequent movements ; and his own letter of instructions ordered him to embark at onc...

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Scottish independence

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...olution of control over Scottish affairs, but support for restoration of full independence was limited. The "home rule" movement for a Scottish Asse... ... and subsequently became overshadowed by the Easter Rising and Irish War of Independence . However, the Scottish Office was relocated to St. Andre... ...National League formed as a body, primarily based in London, seeking Scottish independence. The League established the Scots Independent newspaper ... ...of a devolved Scottish Assembly within the United Kingdom, rather than all-out independence for Scotland. . This became the party's initial position o... ...us of Scotland, as a result of a compromise between the NPS, which did support independence, and the Scottish Party which was devolutionist. However, ...

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The Independence of Chile

By: Chisholm, Adam Stuart Muir, B. 1855

...Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF CHILE Title: THE INDEPENDENCE OF CHILE Author: A. STUART M. CHISHOLM Language: English Subj... ...... ...HE SPANISH COLONY 1 PART II THE SPANISH JUNTA 71 PART III THE BEGINNING OF INDEPENDENCE ... 93 PART IV THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE .... 179 TO RANCAGIL^--... ... PART IV THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE .... 179 TO RANCAGIL^-- PART V THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE ... TO MAIPO CHILE UNDER O'HiGGiNS 22761.4 PART I THE SPANISH... ...more strikingly represented than in the story of Chile, the roots of whose independence are to be sought in the conditions that Spain im- posed upon t... ...om that Chile cele- brates as the birthdate of her emancipation. Sim- ilar movements occurred simultaneously in Buenos Ayres, Mexico, and Venezuela, a... ...ly that they might escape detection, while they watched with wild eyes the movements of their enemies, as the receding wave of con- quest settled in t... ...he de- spatch to Damian Segui was interpreted solely by Segui's subsequent movements ; and his own letter of instructions ordered him to embark at onc...

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Independence Hall

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... Independence Hall is the centerpiece of Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,... ... Streets. It is known primarily as the location where both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and ado... ...he Constitutional Convention in the summer of 1787. The building is part of Independence National Historical Park and is listed as a World Herita... ...dence National Historical Park and is listed as a World Heritage Site . (at "Independence Hall's History"). World Heritage Sites official webpage. W... ...he state house. The ground was broken for construction soon after. Structure Independence Hall was built between 1732 and 1753, designed by Edmund ... ...ts because of its symbolic history in support of democratic and civil rights movements. On October 26, 1918, Tomáš Masaryk proclaimed the independ...

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The American's Own Book : Containing the Declaration of Independence, With the Lives of the Signers : The Constitution of the United States : The Inaugural Addresses and First Annual Messages of All the Presidents from Washington to Pierce : The Farewell Addresses of George Washington and Andrew Jackson : With a Portrait and Life of Each President of the United States, To the Present Time

By: United States. Declaration of Independence; United States. Constitution

...AN a %p 8P- . THE AMERICAN S OWN BOOK i^ CONTAINING THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, LIVES OF THE SIGNERS; THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES... ..., IT. ENGLAND TY/FE AND STEREOTYPE FOUNDRY, BOtTOV. CONTENTS Declaration of Independence LIVES OF THE SIGNERS Samuel Adams Josiah Bartlett Carter Bra... ...linore 492 Franklin Pierce . . , 498 THE AMERICAN S OWN BOOK DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. WHEN, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary f... ...their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries. DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. 9 He has erected a multitude of new offices, and sent hithe... ...levy war, conc ade peace, contract alliances, establish com- DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. 11 merce, and to do all other acts and things which indepcn... ...Florida war, he was ordered to service in that quarter. In this "war of movements," Colonel Taylor was more successful than his predecessors...

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African Independence

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...a feature length documentary film. This is the first film from producer Tukufu Zuberi. African Independence premiered at the San Diego Black Film Fest... ...ce premiered at the San Diego Black Film Festival in January 2013. African Independence tells the story of some of the most import... ...inent since the slave trade and colonization by the Europeans. The film focuses on the African Independence Movements and the problems confronted by t... ...he slave trade and colonization by the Europeans. The film focuses on the African Independence Movements and the problems confronted by these movement... ...es on the African Independence Movements and the problems confronted by these movements to win independence. The film tells the story through intervie... ... tells the story through interviews with independence activists and leaders who helped achieve independence for the African people. By focusing on fou...

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The American's Own Book : Containing the Declaration of Independence, With the Lives of the Signers : The Constitution of the United States : The Inaugural Addresses and First Annual Messages of All the Presidents from Washington to Pierce : The Farewell Addresses of George Washington and Andrew Jackson : With a Portrait and Life of Each President of the United States, To the Present Time

By: United States. Declaration of Independence; United States. Constitution;

...OR EVERY AMEEICAN Tim AMERICAN'S 0¥N BOOK \ CONTAINING THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, WITH THI LIVES OF THE SIGNERS; THE*CONSTITUTION OF THE UNIT... ...URTIS, SNQLAKD TVPE AND STEREOTVPE FOUNDBT, BOITOS. CONTENTS Declaration of Independence . ti OONTENTS. J. Q. Adamses Inaugural Address J. Q. Adams'... ...482 483 484 485 487 489 490 492 498 THE AMERICAN'S OWN BOOK, DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary f... ...e\y war, conc'.ade peace, contract alliances, establish com- DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. 11 merce, and to do all other acts and things which indepen... ...tion than those of the patriotic individuals, who first signed the political independence of our country. They hazarded by the deed not only their lan... ...the Florida war, he was ordered to service in that quarter. In this " war of movements," Colonel Taylor was more successful than his predecessors. He ...

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Independence Day (India)

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... Annual Independence Day, observed annually on 15 August, is a National Holiday in ... ...ly on 15 August, is a National Holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from the British Empire on 15 August 1947. India attained inde... ...British Empire on 15 August 1947. India attained independence following an Independence Movement noted for largely nonviolent resistance and civil dis... ...tance and civil disobedience led by the Indian National Congress (INC).[1] Independence coincided with the partition of India, in which the British In... ...al flag above the Lahore Gate of the Red Fort in Delhi. On each subsequent Independence Day, the Prime Minister has raised the flag and given a speech... ...ts. The discontent of this period crystallized into nationwide non-violent movements of non-cooperation and civil disobedience, led by Mohandas Karamc... ... Events and movements ...

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History of Independence Hall : From the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Embracing Biographies of the Immortal Signers of the Declaration of Independence, With Historical Sketches of the Sacred Relics Preserved in That Sanctuary of American Freedom

By: Campbell, William, Assessor, Glasgow

...ob k % ^rtscnt €m. EMBRACING BIOGRAPHIES OF THE IMMORTAL SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, HISTORICAL SKETCHES OF THE SACRED RELICS PRESERVE... ...NAL WELFARE, AIJE GRATEFULLY APPRECIATED BY THE DESCENDANTS OF THOSE PATRIOTS WHO MADE INDEPENDENCE HALL THE SHRINE OF AMERICAN FREEDOM, THIS VOLUME I... ...orn 1737—died 179.3. He was President of the Congres.s that adopted the Declaration of Independence. 3. RoBKRT Morris-The great American Financier, an... ... RoBKRT Morris-The great American Financier, and signer of the Declaration of Americau Independence. 4. Gex. Joseph Reed—President of Penn.'^ylvania f... ...Thomas Jefferson-Born 174.3—died July 4, 1S23. He was the author of the Declaration of Independence. 6. Dr. John Witherspoon—Born 1722. He was Preside... ...devolved on him, as the oldest son. Yet his mind was constantly active in watching the movements of the British government, and he spent a great deal ... ... several Colonies previous to the bursting out of the Eevolution. This, and other bold movements on his part, caused him to be selected as an object o... ...urtured, gave a patriotic bias to his judgment and feelings. He Avatched narroAvly the movements of the British GoA^ernment toAvard the American Colon... ...chinson."'^ Until the Avar commenced, Mr. Gerry Avas a leading spirit in all political movements. He was a member of the first Provincial Congress of ...

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Hindu reform movements

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... Several contemporary groups, collectively termed Hindu reform movements or Hindu revivalism, strive to introduce regeneration and reform ... ...-Vedanta"), and the societal aspect was an important element in the Indian independence movement, aiming at a "Hindu" character of the society of the ... ... History 1 Social reform movements 2 Vishwa Hindu Parishad... ...HP) 2.1 Religious movements 3 Brahmo Samaj 3.1 ... ...uring the 19th century, Hinduism developed a large number of new religious movements, partly inspired by the European Romanticism, nationalism, and es... ...ion of Buddhism in the West and similar. Social reform movements In social work, Mahatma Gandhi, Vinoba Bhave, ...

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The Vintage; A Romance of the Greek War of Independence

By: Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940

...... ... his Albanian costume for a Turkish dress ; the others were leaders of local movements against the Turks, and were going with him to Corinth. Like Nic... ..., as he hoped, was near home by this time. Once or twice he thought he heard movements and whispered rustlings in the bushes, which made his heart bea... ...ther above the average height, with a look of extreme fitness about him. His movements were all sharp and nimble, like the movements of some young ani... ... from the citadel, they would drive those who escaped inland to Tripoli. The movements in the north, too, would have the same effect. Tripoli was the ... ...et said ; while if he delivered himself up at Tripoli, the moment the war of independence began, death to both of them. His only consolation had been ...

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Assam separatist movements

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... 10,000 killed[1] Assam separatist movements are insurgency movements operating in India's oil-rich state[2] o... ... Insurgency in North-East India Separatist movements of India References ... ...n (London).  ^ "Bomb Kills 10 at India Independence Parade". The New York Times. 15 August 2004. p. 15 (secti... ... Assam separatist movements ... ... Indian separatist movements ... ... Movements ... ...n (London).  ^ "Bomb Kills 10 at India Independence Parade". The New York Times. 15 August 2004. p. 15 (secti...

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In Greek Waters; A Story of the Grecian War of Independence (1821-1827)

By: Henty, G. A. (George Alfred), 1832-1902

...• • • • \- I PREFACE My dear Lads, The struggle known as the Greek War of Independence lasted for six years (1821-27), and had I attempted to give ev... ...n. As a rule in the stories of wars, especially of wars waged for national independence, the dark side of the struggle is brightened by examples of pa... ... to the wounded, of disinterestedness and self-sacrifice. The war of Greek independence is an exception. The story is a dark one with scarcely a gleam... ...has been the instrument of the Porte in breaking down the last remnants of independence in the wide districts he rules. As you know, very many of the ... ...against another. He crushed the Suliots, who possessed a greater amount of independence, perhaps, than any of the other tribes, and who, it must be ow... ...among the troops or order in the town. No news came from Corinth as to the movements of the CHIOS 249 Greek fleet, but a vessel arrived with a few he... ...A white flag was hoisted in her stern, and six men rowed her ashore. Their movements had been watched, and a body of Turkish soldiers were drawn up at...

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Civil rights movements

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...hington, August 28, 1963 Civil rights movements are a worldwide series of political movements for equality before... ...The process has been long and tenuous in many countries, and many of these movements did not, or have yet to, fully achieve their goals, although the ... ..., or have yet to, fully achieve their goals, although the efforts of these movements have led to improvements in the legal rights of some previously o... ...ain aim of the successful African-American Civil Rights Movement and other movements for civil rights included ensuring that the rights of all people ... ... 2 Canada's Quiet Revolution 3 Movements for civil rights in the United States ... ... from the Catholic community, a group reminiscent of those from the War of Independence and the Civil War that occurred in the 1920s that had launched...

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Robert the Bruce and the Struggle for Scottish Independence

By: Maxwell, Herbert, Sir 1845-1937

... to compile a history of Robert I. of Scotland and the winning of Scottish independence. He would, of course, have to discount freely the statements o... ...duct of those engaged in it ; but he would, at least, be able to trace the movements of armies, the identity of commanders, and the conduct Introduct... ...es, and Dundee. Hence the value of this history in dealing with the War of Independence, though al- lowance must be made sometimes for the bitter re- ... ...must be that it is worthless as a record of events which led to the War of Independence, but of great merit as a narra- tive of the events of that war... ...e com- plete, or intended to be more complete, than the restoration of her independence to Scotland as she then was. It was not, however, until the re... ...he act of inviting Edward to arbitrate there was nothing to compromise the independence of Scotland. It was the practice at that time to settle contro... ...ve Re- gents continued to act in the name of the late King. The subsequent movements of the luckless ex- King may be traced in the Public Records of E... ... telling him her errand, and giving him information about the position and movements of the enemy. * Bain, ii. , 508. 160 Robert the Bruce. [isoe A.D...

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Texas secession movements

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... The flag of Texas Texas secession movements principally focus ... ... independent and sovereign before the ratification of the Constitution and that each state should be able to reclaim that independence. Each of the co... ...there is no right to secede.”[2] Republic of Texas (19th century) Texas gained its independence from Mexico in ... ... the U.S. identity in the 20th century.[10] For many Texans, the history of the Republic of Texas is considered a time of independence and self-determ... ...the objective of the Texas Nationalist Movement is “the complete, total and unencumbered political, cultural and economic independence of Texas.”[22] ... ...Tea Party in that while the Tea Party demonstrates frustration with Washington, TNM is focused on the “solution” of Texas Independence. TNM believes t... ... Timothy Mason (May 2012). "Secession as an International Phenomenon: From America's Civil War to Contemporary Separatist Movements". The Journal of S... ...olitics of Texas Secessionist organizations in the United States Independence movements ...

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Sir Richard Church Commander-In-Chief of the Greeks in the War of Independence

By: Lane Poole, Stanley, 1854-1931

... SIE EICHAED CHUECH C.B., G.C.H. COMMANDEK-IN -CHIEF OF THE GREEKS IN THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE • BY STANLEY LANE-POOLE AUTHOB OF 'THE LIFE OF VISCOUN... ... 1813-16 31 CHAPTER VI. The Brigands of Apulia, 1817-20 38 CHAPTER VII. The War of Independence, 1826-7 45 CHAPTER VIII. The Campaign in Western Greec... ...... 59 SIR RICHARD CHURCH. CHAPTEE I. THE EXPEDITION TO EGYPT. 1801. THE War of Independence left Athens a heap of ruins : not the battered fragmen... ...r is Sir Eichard Church, formerly commander-in-chief of the Hellenes in the war of independence, and still and for always the best-beloved Englishman ... ...resented features of romance and opportunities for daring and resource such as the movements of great armies rarely afford. Nor were they without thei... ... to comparative tranquillity. For this service, and for his detailed report on the movements and positions of the French, he received the thanks of Ge... ...20,000 men under Moore. If the English at Capri managed to get wind of the enemy's movements, the scent of English doings at Capri was at least equall... ...ditions along the Calabrian coast, watching and gaining information of the enemy's movements. He even seems to have been to Naples, doubtless in disgu... ... regiments raised by Church in the Ionian Islands took no small part in the War of Independence ; the names of Colocotroni, Valaeti, Vlacopoulo, Htrat...

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Social movement

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...ords, they carry out, resist or undo a social change . Modern Western social movements became possible through education (the wider dissemination of... ...metimes argued that the freedom of expression, education and relative economic independence prevalent in the modern Western culture are responsible ... ...ponsible for the unprecedented number and scope of various contemporary social movements. However, others point out that many of the social movements ... ...like the Mau Mau in Kenya, to oppose Western colonialism. Either way, social movements have been and continued to be closely connected with democra... ... closely connected with democratic political system s. Occasionally, social movements have been involved in democratizing nations, but more often... ...ecome part of a popular and global expression of dissent .Tilly, 2004 Modern movements often utilize technology and the internet to mobilize people ... ...vement or the nonviolent, civil disobedience -orientated wing of the Indian independence movement would fall into this category. Roberts, Adam an...

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The Address of the Hon. Wm. A. Graham on the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence of the 20Th of May, 1775 : Delivered at Charlotte, On the 4Th Day of Feb'Y, 1875, By Request of the Citizens of Mecklenburg County; With Accompanying Documents, Including Those Published by Order of the Legislature of North Carolina in the Year 1831

By: Graham, William A. (William Alexander), 1804-1875; North Carolina. Governor (1830-1832; Stokes); North Carolina. General Assembly

... 114 WOOSTER ST., N. Y. \tt>0 * *Ml .< t^MjF-* 9KK** Ontario DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE BY THE COMMITTEE OF THE PEOPLE OF MECKLENBURG COUNTY, If. C,... ...y favorable opportunity. Hence their decided and manly action in proclaiming Independence on the 20th of May, 1775, in advance of all the other colo- ... ...AHAM. 11 rials of literature, takes an extended notice of the Declaration of Independence by the people of Meck- lenbnrg on the 20th May, 1775. Judge ... ...y of New York, ex- hibited to him a copy of the Mecklenburg Declara- tion of Independence in the hand-writing of John McKnitt Alexander. In 1836, on t... ...f the Commission of Re- visal, that a copy of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, with thenames ofthe delegates, should be prefixed to that w... ...ch has any relation to the Mecklenburg Conven- tion, or of the revolutionary movements in that part of the country, at that early period. This I persu...

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List of social movements

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...This is a partial list of social movements . 9/11 Truth movement Animal rights movement Anti-Aparthei... ...It, World! Lawyers' Movement in Pakistan Lebensreform LGBT social movements ( lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender social movements) ... ...mocracy in Japan Tea Party movement The Zeitgeist Movement Tibetan independence movement Treatment Action Campaign - movement struggling fo...

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The Address of the Hon. Wm. A. Graham on the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence of the 20Th of May, 1775 : Delivered at Charlotte, On the 4Th Day of Feb'Y, 1875, By Request of the Citizens of Mecklenburg County; With Accompanying Documents, Including Those Published by Order of the Legislature of North Carolina in the Year 1831

By: Graham, William A. (William Alexander), 1804-1875; North Carolina. Governor, 1830-1832 (Montford Stokes); North Carolina. General Assembly

...ashington LANGE, LITTLE & Co., 108 TO 114 WOOSTEB ST., N. Y. DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE BY THE COMMITTEE OF THE PEOPLE OP MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N. C.,... ...y favorable opportunity. Hence their decided and manly action in proclaiming Independence on the 20th of May, 1775, in advance of all the other colo- ... ...AHAM. 11 rials of literature, takes an extended notice of the Declaration of Independence by the people of Meck- lenburg on the 20th May, 1775. Judge ... ...y of New York, ex- hibited to him a copy of the Mecklenburg Declara- tion of Independence in the hand-writing of John McKnitt Alexander. In 1836, on t... ...f the Commission of Re- visal, that a copy of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, with thenames ofthe delegates, should be prefixed to that w... ...ch has any relation to the Mecklenburg Conven- tion, or of the revolutionary movements in that part of the country, at that early period. This I persu...

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Annexation movements of Canada

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...endence of the United States of America until today, various annexationist movements in Canada have campaigned in favour of U.S. annexation of parts o... ... or all of Canada. Historical studies have focused on numerous small-scale movements which are helpful in comparisons of Canadian and American politic... ...attention. Historical annexationist groups 1837 Historical annexationist movements inside Canada were usually inspired by dissatisfaction with Brita... ...the goal of annexation, however, but were launched in pursuit of political independence from Britain and liberal social reforms. Between 1848 and 185... ...ary government as both too democratic and too tyrannical. It destroyed the independence of the appointed governor and Legislative Council and further ... ...adian Studies, Vol. 28, 1998 A referendum showed a plurality in support of independence, but not a majority; a runoff referendum resulted in Newfoundl...

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Catalogue of the Portraits and Other Works of Art

By: Philadelphia, Independence Hall.; Sharples, James, 1752-1811

...... ...ising the State House Row CATALOGUE OF THE PORTRAITS AND OTHER WORKS OF ART INDEPENDENCE HALL PHILADELPHIA WITH A SHORT HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE BUIL... ...e earliest exhibition of pictures ever held in America." A SHORT HISTORY OF INDEPENDENCE HALL TNDEPENDENCE HALL-or the State House of 1 Pennsylvania,... ...il- ver inkstand (the one which was later used in signing the Declaration of Independence) was provided for the Speaker's table, at a cost of £25 16s.... ...ouse was prac- tically completed at this time. SOME OF THE NOTABLE EVENTS IN INDEPENDENCE HALL /^F THE notable events that have taken place in the old... ...ter John Trumhull) Statesman Born 1723; died 1790. He took an active pS Tthe movements preceding the Revolution, was a delegate from Maryland to the C... ... Rosenthal (A copy) Patriot and soldier. Born 1741; died 1780. Active in the movements that preceded the Revolution, and vis- ited England in 1771. He...

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English independence

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...ncreasing devolution of political powers to Scotland and Wales, where independence from the United Kingdom is a prominent subject of political de... ...om the United Kingdom is a prominent subject of political debate. English independence is seen by its advocates as a way to resolve the West Lothian... ...or Wales . While some minor political parties have campaigned for English independence, all major UK-wide political parties adhere to the opposing vi... ...oppose altering the constitutional status of England. Scottish demands for independence, rather than English demands, are seen as the most pressing th... ...ssing threat to British unity, with Scotland due to hold a referendum on independence in 2014. History The English national identity developed... ...a say on policing in the West Midlands.) Contemporary English nationalist movements differ significantly from mainstream Scottish, Welsh and Cornish... ...er significantly from mainstream Scottish, Welsh and Cornish nationalist movements (whilst similar to some strands of Irish nationalism ) insofar a...

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The Independence of the South American Republics : A Study in Recognition and Foreign Policy

By: Paxson, Frederic L., Frederic Logan, 1877-1948

...ld Public Library.org AMERICAN REPUBLICS, SECOND EDITION Title: THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE SOUTH AMERICAN REPUBLICS, SECOND EDITION Author: FREDER... ...... ...OF THE SOUTH AMERICAN REPUBLICS 888 Other Books by the Same Author : The Independence of fhe South American RepubHcs A STUDY IN RECOGNITION AND FORE... ...not been worked out. Facts of biography are difficult to 6 South American Independence obtain, and materials relating to it have not yet been systema... ...d Morris 39 Distinterested situation of United States 40 8 South American Independence Washington recognizes the French government 41 War between Eng... ... of Venezuela.^" The widespread popular feeling which showed itself in the movements here described was founded on loyalty to Spain.^^ Many of the lea... ...of the old system more impossible every day, and gave strength to the real movements for political inde- pendence which at once began. The overthrow o... ...The overthrow of Spanish rule in America is the result of two simultaneous movements which origi- nated in local disturbances in Venezuela and Buenos ... ...hold of Spanish power in America, had undergone less violent revolutionary movements than any other part of the continent ; and in August, 1820, was f...

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Lists of active separatist movements

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...Presented below is a list of lists of active, separatist movements: List of active separatist movement... ...ist movements in Africa List of active separatist movements in Asia List of active separatist moveme... ...ist movements in Europe List of active separatist movements in North America List of active separati... ...ements in North America List of active separatist movements in Oceania List of active separatist mov... ... Separatism List of active separatist movements recognized by intergovernmental organizations ... ... List of irredentist claims or disputes Independence referendum Categories ...

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The Constitution of the United States of America, With an Alphabetical Analysis; The Declaration of Independence; The Articles of Confederation; The Prominent Political Acts of George Washington; Electoral Votes for All the Presidents and Vice-Presidents; The High Authorities and Civil Officers of Government, From March 4, 1789, To March 3, 1847

By: Hickey, William, 1798-1866; United States. Constitution; United States. Declaration of Independence

... UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WITH AN ALPHABETICAL ANALYSIS; THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE ; THE ARTICLES OP CONFEDERATION; THE PROMINENT POLITICAL ACT... ...uld not endure the incessant conflicts of civil and conterminous strife; our independence would be an unreal mockery, our very memories would turn to ... ...courage of those gallant spirits of the Revolution who achieved the national independence, and the intelligence and fidelity of those fathers of the r... ... Constitution. The compiler of this publication has added the Declaration of Independence, with invaluable matter claiming paternity of the " Father o... ...l spirit in the people, which alone can nourish, sustain, and direct all its movements. It is in vain that statesmen shall form plans of go- vernment,... ... is, must rest the preservation of her rights and liberties upon the virtue, independence, justice, and sagacity of the people. If either fail, the re...

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