Genealogy Projects tagged with Rebellion on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Confederate States Army

    The Confederate States Army was the army of the Confederate States of America (or "Confederacy") while the Confederacy existed during the American Civil War. On February 8, 1861, delegates from the seven Deep South states which had already declared their secession from the United States of America adopted the Provisional Constitution of the Confederate States of America. On February 28, 1861, t...

  • Rebellions of 1837 - Patriots War

    The Patriot movement inducted between 40,000 and 160,000 men into a predominately-American and Canadian secret association, the “Hunter’s Lodge”, across the north-eastern states in support of the 1837 Rebellions in Upper and Lower Canada. The organization arose in Vermont among Lower Canadian refugees (the eastern division or Frères chasseurs) and spread westward und...

  • Rebellions of 1837

    The Rebellions of 1837 were two armed uprisings that took place in Lower and Upper Canada in 1837 and 1838. Both rebellions were motivated by frustrations with political reform. A key shared goal was responsible government, which was eventually achieved in the incidents' aftermath. The rebellions led directly to Lord Durham's Report on the Affairs of British North America and to The British Nor...

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  • Rebellions of 1837 - Upper Canada

    The Upper Canada Rebellion was an insurrection against the oligarchic government of the British colony of Upper Canada (present day Ontario) in December 1837. While public grievances had existed for years, it was the Rebellion in Lower Canada (present day Quebec) that emboldened rebels in Upper Canada to openly revolt soon after. The Upper Canada Rebellion was largely defeated shortly after it ...

  • Rebellions of 1837 - Lower Canada

    The Lower Canada Rebellion (French: La rébellion du Bas-Canada), commonly referred to as the Patriots' War (French: la Guerre des patriotes) by Quebecers, is the name given to the armed conflict in 1837-38 between the rebels of Lower Canada (now Quebec) and the British colonial power of that province. Together with the simultaneous Upper Canada Rebellion in the neighbouring colony of Upp...

  • North-West Rebellion

    The North-West Rebellion (or the North-West Resistance, Saskatchewan Rebellion, Northwest Uprising, or Second Riel Rebellion) of 1885 was a brief and unsuccessful uprising by the Métis people under Louis Riel , and an associated uprising by First Nations Cree and Assiniboine, of the District of Saskatchewan against the government of Canada. During a time of great social change in Western...

  • Boxer Rebellion

    [ ] The British Expeditionary Force was sent to China during the Boxer Rebellion.The Boxer Rebellion, Boxer Uprising or Yihetuan Movement was an anti-imperialist uprising which took place in China towards the end of the Qing dynasty between 1898 and 1900. It was initiated by the Militia United in Righteousness (Yihetuan), known in English as the "Boxers," and was motivated by proto-nationalis...

  • Familie/Family Bezuidenhout

    How to Participate If you have an ancestor who was a Bezuidenhout Get yourself added as a collaborator Navigate to your ancestor's profile Under the "More Actions" link choose "Add to Project" Select the Bezuidenhout project How to add a link is explained in the attached document - Adding links to Geni profiles to projects. Optional: Include in the "About Me" section of ea...

  • The Glorious Revolution (1688) and Rebellion in the American Colonies

    The Glorious Revolution of 1688 and Rebellion in the American Colonies This project is to identify profiles of the (sometimes forgotten) patriots who led the way to what became the American nation. Collaborators, please feel free to edit the overview, add resources, and invite more collaborators. background The Glorious Revolution - Magna Carta and the Bill of Rights The Magna Carta s...