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Insurrection

In`sur`rec´tion
n.1.
1.A rising against civil or political authority, or the established government; open and active opposition to the execution of law in a city or state.
It is found that this city of old time hath made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein.
- Ezra iv. 19.
2.A rising in mass to oppose an enemy.
I say again,
In soothing them, we nourish 'gainst our senate
The cockle of rebellion, insolence, sedition.
- Shak.
Insurrections of base people are commonly more furious in their beginnings.
- Bacon.
He was greatly strengthened, and the enemy as much enfeebled, by daily revolts.
- Sir W. Raleigh.
Though of their names in heavenly records now
Be no memorial, blotted out and razed
By their rebellion from the books of life.
- Milton.
Noun1.Insurrectioninsurrection - organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another

INSURRECTION. A rebellion of citizens or subjects of a country against its government.
     2. The Constitution of the United States, art. 1, s. 8. gives power to congress " to provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrections, and repel invasions."
     3. By the act of Congress of the 28th of February, 1795, 1 Story's L. U. S. 389, it is provided: Sec. 1. That whenever the United States shall be invaded, or be in imminent danger of invasion, from any foreign nation or Indian tribe, it shall be lawful for the president of the United States to call forth such number, of the militia of the state, or states, most convenient to the place of danger, or scene of action, as he may judge necessary to repel such invasion, and to issue his orders, for that purpose, to such officer or officers of the militia as be shall think proper. And in case of an insurrection in any state, against the government thereof, it shall be lawful for the president of the United States, on application of the legislature of such state, or of the executive, (when the legislature cannot be convened,) to call forth such number of the militia of any other state or states, as may be applied for, as he may judge sufficient to suppress such insurrection.
     4.-2 That, whenever the laws of the United States shall be opposed, or the execution thereof obstructed, in any state, by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, or by the powers vested in the marshals by this act, it shall be lawful for the president of the United States to call forth the militia of such state, or of any other state or states, as may be necessary to suppress such combinations, and to cause the laws to be duly executed; and the use of militia so to be called forth may be continued, if necessary, until the expiration of thirty days after the commencement of the then next session of congress.
     5.-3. That whenever it may be necessary, in the judgment of the president, to use the military force hereby directed to be called forth, the president shall forthwith, by proclamation, command such insurgents to disperse, and retire peaceably to their respective abodes, within a limited time.

battle, conflict, Great Revolt, Indian Mutiny, insurgence, insurgency, intifada, intifadah, mutiny, Peasant's Revolt, rebellion, revolt, rising, Sepoy Mutiny, struggle, uprising
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