Bloodless Revolution


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Bloodless Revolution

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(Historical Terms) the Bloodless Revolution another name for Glorious Revolution
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Noun1.Bloodless Revolution - the revolution against James IIBloodless Revolution - the revolution against James II; there was little armed resistance to William and Mary in England although battles were fought in Scotland and Ireland (1688-1689)
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In short, a bloodless revolution, but a revolution of the greatest magnitude, beginning in the little circle of our district, then the province, then Russia, the whole world.
To be Premier of England, to stand for the people, to carry through to its logical consummation a bloodless revolution, surely this is worth while.
1848 - Hungarian intellectuals stage bloodless revolution against Austro-Hungarian Empire.
The murder of Ninoy Aquino precipitated the Filipino people's angry protests that culminated in the bloodless revolution that forced Marcos and his family to abandon Malacanang.
Former president and People Power hero Fidel Ramos addressed the crowd at the commemoration rites held at the People Power Monument in Quezon City, saying the 1986 bloodless revolution was the start of a positive change for Filipinos and not the end.
He explained that the Arab Spring in Sudan had already occurred through a bloodless revolution that he led against the democratically elected government of Prime Minister al-Sadiq al-Mahdi on June 30, 1989.
I raise it solely because the 'two leaders' gambit is almost precisely how the then also Marxist-sympathetic Labour leader was indeed ousted in the bloodless revolution of 1990.
The prominent community leader was among the Filipino residents of Qatar who shared their thoughts and memories of the historic bloodless revolution against the dictatorship rule of the Marcos administration 28 years ago.
The parliament convened after 60 years of military rule, which also started with a bloodless revolution.
Though each denomination marks women's progress differently, one of the foremost feminist pioneers of my generation in this bloodless revolution has been an Orthodox woman, Blu Greenberg.
Stuart's Bloodless Revolution also includes discussions of Rousseau, Buffon, Smith, and Voltaire, among others, showing how far-reaching the issue of meat eating was.
On October 3, 1990, just under a year after the Wall was brought down in a bloodless revolution, the reunification treaty bringing the two halves of the country together came into effect amid joyful scenes.