A Mandalorian mural depicting the crusaders battling the Jedi Mandalorian-Jedi War The ancient history of the planet Mandalore was that of a warrior people  known for being feared mercenaries and bounty hunters. The war was fought between competing ideals within Mandalorian society, including those who wished to see Mandalore return to their warrior past and the New Mandaloriansled by Satine Kryze. Conspiring with Count Dooku of the Confederacy of Independent SystemsVizsla hoped the Republic would believe an intervention was necessary, so Death Watch could fight their invasion and be hailed by the Mandalorians as heroes. At first, Ursa decided to surrender the Jedi to Viceroy Saxon and his Imperial Super Commandos in exchange for the darksaber and sparing her daughter.
The American colonies had known violent rebellion long before the Revolutionary War. Each of the original thirteen colonies had experienced violent uprisings. Americans had shown themselves more than willing to take up arms to defend a cause held dear. This tradition of rebellion characterized the American spirit throughout its early history.
Bacon's Rebellion One of the earliest large-scale insurrections was Bacon's Rebellion. InNathaniel Bacon led a group of disgruntled citizens from the western part of Virginia eastward in search of justice. They felt their interests were not represented by Virginia's colonial legislature.
They felt Governor Berkeley had done nothing to protect them from Indian raids. These frontier Virginians felt excluded from the riches of the eastern seaboard. Over a thousand of Bacon's followers entered Jamestown and burned the capital city.
Governor Berkeley fled until reinforcements could organize. The rebels pillaged and plundered the countryside until Berkeley's forces crushed them. Over twenty rebels were hanged, but fear of further rebellion was struck into the hearts of the members of the wealthy Virginia planting class.
Regulators Similar uprisings took place all along the colonial backwoods.
In South Carolina a rebellion broke out as a result of the Regulator movement. From to outlaws roamed the landscape holding local farmers at their mercy. A band of vigilantes known as Regulators took the law into their own hands and pushed the outlaws away. The Regulators then turned their wrath on local hunters who raised a force to fight back.
Near civil war conditions prevailed until the government finally agreed to institute a circuit court judicial system. A similar movement broke out in North Carolina the following decade. Land riots took place in many colonies, but in New York they were particularly violent.
Tenants of the wealthy land aristocrats demanded relief from the high rents imposed on them. When the courts ruled in favor of the land barons inthe angry farmers took up arms. The governor had to bring in the Redcoats to quell the disturbance.
Not all rebellion took the form of violence. The Paxtons lived in Pennsylvania's hinterland and wanted both Native American land and protection from raids on their homes.
A delegation, led by Benjamin Franklin met with the Paxton gang to hear their grievances. Order was restored — but just barely before the Paxtons would have attacked Philadelphia. American colonists had proven themselves experienced rebels. Whenever they felt their rights were jeopardized, they seemed willing to take up arms.
Economic exploitation, lack of political representation, unfair taxation, were among the causes that led to these clashes.
Reverberations from the rebellions reached England from to Parliament and the monarchy heard this Colonial message loud and clear: Bacon's Declaration in the Name of the People:Gr 5 Up—Colorful and hip potraitures create a visual sensation that immediately draws in readers.
Profiled are 26 American women from the 18th through 21st centuries, who have made—or are still making—history as artists, writers, teachers, lawyers, or athletes. Sep 25, · Rebel activity in Ireland has been a problem throughout history, especially in Ulster in the north. The paramilitary Ulster Defence Association was formed in the s and carried out a terrorist campaign in support of Northern Ireland remaining part of the UK.
History contains many conflicting accounts of Tyler's life, so it is difficult to know the exact details of his life and of his role in the rebellion.
Nigel Saul states that Tyler, "the Kentish leader and who may have had Essex origins," was responsible for coordinating the two groups of rebels .
Unlike hundreds of other rebel leaders, he practiced what he preached. He could've been America's first dictator, but was the father of not just America, but democracies everywhere. His greatest flaw was owning slaves and defending the existence of slavery in our . In addition to our online resources, there are many research tools available in the library's reading room.
On-site users can access digitized primary source documents from the New-York Historical Society in Gateway to North America: The People Places, & Organizations of 19th Century New York and digitized Revolutionary War Orderly Books.
Author Kelly Condit-Shrestha is a transnational U.S. historian of migration, childhood, adoption, and critical race, and Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the Immigration History Research Center (IHRC) at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.