the failed uprising of 1830

mass, national, popular
bloody, violent
peasant, slave, student
provoke, spark, spark off

an uprising led by a rebel cleric

crush, put down, quell, suppress
during the uprising, in the uprising

He was killed in the Soweto uprising.

uprising against

the 1951 uprising against colonial rule

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