A war between factions of the same country; there are five criteria for international recognition of this status: the contestants must control territory, have a functioning government, enjoy some foreign recognition, have identifiable regular armed forces, and engage in major military operations.
civil war is a war between people who live in the same nation. The U.S. Civil War was between the people who lived in the southern states and the northern states. The Civil War lasted from 1861 to 1865.
The war (1861-1865) between the northern U.S. states, which remained in the Union, and the southern states, which seceded and formed the Confederacy. The victory of the North ended slavery and preserved the Union.
A form of political violence that occurs when a significant proportion of the population within a region actively supports a separatist movement and political violence emerges on a large scale. Example: Sudan (the late 1990s); U.S. Civil War (1861-1865).
armed conflict within a state between factions that wish to control a government or exercise jurisdiction over territory; may have international repercussions with the flow of armaments and refugees, often leading to intervention by other states (178) see also: general war back to: track-two diplomacy
War occurring between at least two different organizations within a country, generally vying for political control. These wars are generally very brutal and devastating as they can pit family members against one another and leave no man safe from another.
The Civil War in the seventeenth century was a major social upheaval. During this time the monarch, Charles I, fell foul of parliament and was executed for treason. England was ruled by Parliament under Cromwell who was known as Lord Protector. Parish churches stopped using Anglican services in favour of a more puritanical worship. Much of the ornamentation in churches and cathedrals was deliberately destroyed.
English Civil War (1642-46) between the Royalist supporters of King Charles I and the Parliamentarians. The war was followed by the "Interregnum", a transitional period of parliamentary rule and military dictatorship which lasted until 1660.
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. Political scientists use two criteria: the warring groups must be from the same country and fighting for control of the political center, control over a separatist state or to force a major change in policy. The second criterion is that at least 1,000 people must have been killed in total, with at least 100 from each side.
The Civil War is the colloquial name for the annual college football game in the U.S. state of Oregon between intrastate rivals Oregon State University (the OSU Beavers) and the University of Oregon (the U of O Ducks). First played in 1894, it is one of the oldest college football rivalries on the West Coast of the United States, and the seventh longest in the nation.
"Civil War" is a Guns N' Roses song (written by Axl Rose, Slash and Duff Mc Kagan), originally appearing on the 1990 album "Nobody's Child", a fundraising compilation for Romanian orphans. It is a protest song about war, that amongst other things says that a civil war only "feeds the rich while it buries the poor". Notably, the United States was involved in no major military operations at the time of its recording, so it is mostly thought of as a tribute of sorts to 1960s anti-Vietnam War protest songs.
Civil War is a two-player board game, produced by Avalon Hill, that enables gamers to replay elements of the American Civil War. It was originally published in 1961. The game was designed by Wargaming Hall of Fame designer Charles S.
The Civil War is a college rivalry between Oregon State University and the University of Oregon. The rivalry is one of the oldest in the nation, dating back to 1894 when the two university's football teams first met. Although the college football game is the most popular rivalry, the two universities have Civil War games in every sport that both sponsor.