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  List of past and ongoing civil wars | Free Quiz Questions | Trivia Quiz Resources | Free Pub Quiz Questions | Trivia ...
A civil war is a war in which parties within the same culture, society or nationality fight against each other for the control of political power.
The successful civil war of the 1640s in England which led to the (temporary) overthrow of the monarchy represented by Charles I became known as the English Civil War, which can be described, by Marxists and some historians, as the English Revolution.
There are some pre-modern civil wars that can be seen as fueled by religion (the Jewish Revolts against Rome), but these can also be seen as revolts by a servile people against their oppressors or uprisings by local notables in an attempt to gain independence.
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 Civil war article - Civil war country empire political power religion ethnicity wealth revolutions - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
A civil war is a war in which the competing parties are segments of the same country or empire.
Civil war is usually a high intensity stage in an unresolved political struggle for national control of state power.
Some civil wars are also categorized as revolutions when major societal restructuring is a possible outcome of the conflict.
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 List of civil wars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Warring States Period (China), 475 BCE-221 BCE (this is not universally considered a civil war, but rather an international conflict.
Romania had a brief civil war in 1989, after the fall of Nicolae Ceauşescu, between Communists and those against the former regime.
The following civil wars are ongoing or ended in the past decade, as of 2005.
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 Morality and Contemporary Warfare
Civil wars are typically justified by appeals to self-determination and the legitimate desire for independence from oppression by the other party; such appeals were made in both these historical cases.
Conflicts internal to states, including civil wars, rebellions, revolutions, and use of violence by states against segments of their own population are by definition not international; thus, though moral concerns might be directed toward the victims of such conflicts, the mechanisms of monitoring and enforcement developed for international conflicts did not extend to these.
War crimes proceedings-investigations, indictments, trials, exoneration of the innocent, and punishment of the guilty respond to the question of how to deal with atrocities committed during armed conflict by treating the acts committed as criminal violations of law and their perpetrators as felons under the law.
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 Learn more about List of reference tables in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
List of mean centers of U.S. population during the 20th century
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
List of Judicial Committees of the Privy Council & House of Lords cases
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List of countries that have not abolished death penalty
List of countries where language is a political issue
List of destroyed villages during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war
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 Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was the third film to be released in the Star Wars series by George Lucas, but is the sixth part of the series by chronology of events.
The entire galaxy celebrates the death of the Emperor, the downfall of the Empire and the end of the Galactic Civil War.
The first two Star Wars movies were adapted for National Public Radio in the early 1980s, but it was not until 1996 that a radio version of Return of the Jedi was heard.
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 Site Contents at the free Online Encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
List of collective nouns for fish, invertebrates, and plants
List of collective nouns for objects and concepts
List of collective nouns for reptiles and amphibians
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 Civil war   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
A civil war is a war in which the parties are segments of the same country or empire.
The contention is often over matters of religion, ethnicity, or politics, but is sometimes simply a struggle for power between two or more rival groups.
There were also several major civil wars in the Roman Empire.
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 SparkNotes: The Aeneid: Context
Civil war erupted between the assassins and the Second Triumvirate—Octavian, Antony, and Lepidus.
Virgil’s poetry is often judged in relation to that of his Greek predecessors, especially the Iliad and the Odyssey, epics attributed to Homer that also portray the Trojan War and its aftermath.
Most scholars agree that Virgil distinguished himself within the epic tradition of antiquity by representing the broad spectrum of human emotion in his characters as they are subsumed in the historical tides of dislocation and war.
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With major wars - or war in general - becoming a less and less promising or at least useful option for foreign policy, states look for other means to pursue their interests.
A civil war could erupt in the area of the Palestinian Authority after the passing of Yasir Arafat, with the consequent reshaping of Israeli and Jordanian regional strategies.
Civil wars frequently begin as efforts to change a particular system by disaffected groups seeking to take control of states (state control wars) or opting out of an existing state and creating a new centre of power (state formation wars).
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 Ciao!: Questions of civil war continue ...
So long as people are blinded to the possibility (even if improbability) of a civil war, they'll do nothing to prevent it.
Also, don't forget that a civil war in Colombia (fueled by cocaine) between leftists connected to drug cartels & right-wing paramilitaries has raged on for decades).
If you look particularly at recent secessionist civil wars, these would include: the Biafran War (waged by oil-rich provinces seeking secession from Nigeria), the various Yugoslav Wars, the Chechen War, the ongoing Georgian Civil War, the Sri Lankan Civil War, and a host of others.
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 Religiously based civil unrest and warfare
Muslims (often referred to as ethnic Albanians) engaged in a civil war with the rest of the country who are primarily Macedonian Orthodox Christians.
Tamils (a mainly Hindu 18% minority) are involved in a war for independence since 1983 with the rest of the country (70% Sinhalese Buddhist).
Christian rebels of the Lord's Resistance Army are conducting a civil war in the north of Uganda.
www.religioustolerance.org /curr_war.htm   (1657 words)

Included is information on the Revolutionary War; the War of 1812 and the Creek War of 1814-15; the Second Creek War; the Texas War of Independence; the Mexican War; the Spanish-American War; World War I; World War II; the Korean War; and the Vietnam War.
Among the secondary sources of interest to one researching Alabama's part in the Civil War are Walter L. Fleming's Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama (1905),Willis Brewer's Alabama: Her History, Resources, War Record, and Public Men (1872), and The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.
Other information detailed includes the rank, company, regiment, type of source (such as a list of paroled prisoners), the place where the action such as enlistment or parole occurred, along with remarks (which often detail actions in which the Marine was involved) and the source of the information.
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 List of reference tables   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
List of state legislatures of the United States
List of the core beliefs of the Conservative Party of 2004
List of climbing topics, List of climbing areas
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 The American Civil War Homepage
The Civil War, Slavery, and Reconstruction in Missouri
Indiana's and Kentucky's German-Americans in the Civil War
Civil War Plymouth Pilgrims Descendants Society (survivors of the Battle of Plymouth, NC)
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 I Photo Central | Other Photo Links
Fotomuseum Winterthur is on the one hand an art gallery for photography by contemporary photographers and artists (with exhibitions by Lewis Baltz, William Eggleston, Nan Goldin, Andreas Gursky, Roni Horn, Boris Mikhailov and many others).
The Arab Images Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the safeguarding of modern and contemporary visual arts in the Arab world, and has done important work in the field of civil society development by highlighting the daily life of local populations in the Middle East and North Africa.
A good portion of Its huge collection of photography can be accessed on line, and the library maintains a list of the more than 1,500 photographers in its collection, along with their birth and death dates.
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 Amazon.com: Civil Wars: A Battle for Gay Marriage: Books: David Moats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Civil Wars, by David Moats, the editorial page editor of the Rutland Herald, recounts the "political, social, and cultural war" that took place in Vermont during 2000.
Civil Wars sketches many political profiles in courage, even if that courage was expended on behalf of a measure that, compared to the one in Massachusetts, is in Rauch's words but "a distant second choice." Now, gay marriage for real is just a few weeks away, but years of political warfare lie ahead, too.
History's moral judgment on 1960s opponents of civil rights is indelible, and perhaps that verdict will help more politicians see their way clear toward the courage that this new struggle demands.
www.amazon.com /Civil-Wars-Battle-Gay-Marriage/dp/015101017X   (1360 words)

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 List of All 99 Books Included - Robinson Books - GA Henty Collection - Adventure Books for Boys
In the Irish Brigade - A Tale of War in Flanders and Spain
Maori and Settler - A Tale of the New Zealand War
The Lion of the North - A Tale of Gustavus Adolphus and the Wars of Religion
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 Jensen's Web Sources for Wars & World Military History
The Mexican war: a history of its origin, and a detailed account of the victories which terminated in the surrender of the capital; with the official despatches of the generals.
The war in Egypt and the Soudan; an episode in the history of the British Empire by Thomas Archer 1880s 4 vol.
War of the Rebellion complete; this major series of wartimne reports is conveniently available on inexpensive cd-rom.
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 ezln   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Later they declared it was their way to say We are still here in the middle of globalization.
Indigenous fighters wearing ski masks staged an armed uprising, took hold of five municipalities in Chiapas, officially declared war against the Mexican government and announced their plans to march towards Mexico City, the capital of Mexico.
After just a few days of fighting, President Carlos Salinas de Gortari offered a cease-fire agreement and opened dialog with the rebels.
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 ipedia.com: List of contemporary civil wars Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Listed here are civil wars which are ongoing or ended in the past 10 years: Afghanistan, see Afghan Civil War Angola, see Angolan Civil War Burundi, see Burundi Civil War Cambodia Colombia, see Colomb...
List of contemporary civil wars Article - ipedia.com
Listed here are civil wars which are ongoing or ended in the past 10 years:
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 PhD Reading List: CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The reading list for this area is different from earlier ones.
Given the fluidity of contemporary literature, the list is divided into two sections: (a) a core list embracing all genres that all students selecting this area should know and (b) three genre lists, one of which each student will select.
But with the three master lists (American; writers in English, other than American; and major foreign influences, in translation), candidates should have some idea of the chief works, literary style or manner and overall contribution of each author on the list (i.e.
www.wmich.edu /~english/phd/rdglist/list8.html   (1007 words)

 Abebooks Search Results - Civil Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Heroines of Dixie: Confederate Women Tell Their Story of the War (Civil War...
The Rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan: Mass Mobilization, Civil War, and the Future of the Region (ISBN:0312295847)
Monitor: The Story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man Whose Invention Changed the Course of History (ISBN:0802713300)
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 List of contemporary civil wars - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
wars between factions or regions of the same country or province) which are ongoing or ended in the past 10 years:
Nepal, see Nepalese Peoples War and Communist Party of Nepal.
SFR Yugoslavia, see History of Yugoslavia, modern history of Croatia and modern history of Bosnia and Herzegovina
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 Medieval List
From the Iron Period of the Northern Nations to the End of the thirteenth Century with Illustrations from contemporary Monuments.
If you can find it, this is an excellent though slightly dated study of the original excavations and forensic studies that have come to be the most important of their kind for understanding medieval armor and weapon wounds.
In a pleasing and extremely concise and smoothly written manner it presents foot tournament material on a range of subjects from historical foundation and pageantry to arms and armor, honor, behavior, and rules.
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 The West Virginia Book Company
Civil War in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, The, $29.95
Civil War in the New River Valley 1861-1865, $19.95
Clash of Loyalties: A Border County in the Civil War, $40.00
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 Title List — Praeger Security International
The Albatross of Decisive Victory: War and Policy Between Egypt and Israel in the 1967 and 1973 Arab-Israeli Wars
Brainpower for the Cold War: The Sputnik Crisis and National Defense Education Act of 1958
The Breakup of Yugoslavia and the War in Bosnia
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 America's War Against Terrorism, 9/11
List of government agencies to be transferred or abolished in the new Department of Homeland Security
List of federal agencies providing help to victims and their families
List of international terrorist organizations and data base of terrorist attacks since 1990
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 History News Network
World War I & World War II News
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