Essay on Rebellion

Rebellion Through Music

‘Rebellion Through Music’ by Heather Wendtland talks about the idea of youth, who through the listening and usage of music, are able to mark out their identities. She expounds the ironies involved, the lyrical connotations in particular, and how youth are still able to accept what’s perceived as ‘wrong’ and use it to their advantage. […]

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Music as a Form of Expression

The author of “Rebellion Through Music” is Heather Wendtland, who majored in sociology and minored in psychology. She addresses the idea of Caucasian females, mainly teenagers, using rap and hip-hop music to express their feelings. The essay was written to analyze and interpret a cultural phenomenon for a second-semester composition class at the University of […]

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The Easter Rising 1916

The Easter Rising was a rebellion staged in Ireland during Easter Week, 1916. The Rising was an attempt by 1,500 brave IRB and ICA militant Irish men and women in their fight to win independence from Britain, it had been well planned out and it could have succeeded if the Irish weren’t heavily outnumbered and […]

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Into the Wild (Rebellion)

The novel Into the Wild has a foundation based upon the one common theme of rebellion. Into the Wild is a biography about Chris Mishandles’ life. The majority of things that Chris achieved throughout his lifetime were in some form rebellious. He was not Just a rebellious adult, but he was also rebellious growing up. […]

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Were the changes in religious policy the reason for the rebellions of 1549

Both the Western Rebellion and the Kett Rebellion of 1549 were partially caused by a lack of satisfaction with the changes to religious policy, and it must be noted that the overall religious opinion was greatly divided. The Western Rebellion, otherwise known as the Prayer book Rebellion, took an anti-protestant attitude, whereas the Kett Rebellion […]

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Conforming and Rebelling to a Society

Ralph Ellison’s “Repent Harlequin! Said Ticktockman” is a tale about rebellion and conformity. As individuals belonging to a society, whether it is your family or a community, there are rules that should be followed and when you break them, there are punishments that await you. These “rules” are things that make a society orderly and […]

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Whiskey Rebellion

What provoked the Whiskey Rebellion? How did the government respond? In your answer, discuss the foundations and precedents of the conflict as well as the significance of the government’s response. Secretary of the treasure, Andrew Hamilton, need a way to tackle the unpaid Revolutionary War debt. He decided not to tax the general import but […]

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Third Servile War

The response of the Romans was hampered by the absence of the Roman legions, which were already engaged in fighting a revolt in Spain and the Third Mithridatic War. Furthermore, the Romans considered the rebellion more a policing matter rather than a war. Rome dispatched militia under the command of praetor Gaius Claudius Glaberus, which […]

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Morant Bay Rebellion

A courthouse filled with white planters and judges, is surrounded by a mob of hundreds of black labourers, and set ablaze. A white flag calling for peace is put out, at which the people scoff. Anyone trying to flee is hacked to pieces. In the end twenty-five people are dead, including eighteen justices, magistrates, and […]

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