Passive resistance sentence example

passive resistance
  • Thereupon the power of church and state enforced by positive enactments the passive resistance of old institutions to the novel theories.
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  • And the passive resistance of those who refused to conform at length gave rise to active opposition.
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  • A period followed of arbitrary government on the one hand and of stubborn passive resistance on the other.
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  • The captured passes were therefore fortified (as Feng-hwang-cheng had been) for passive resistance.
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  • The attitude of passive resistance is, however, still maintained, and has affected the position of the duchy of Brunswick.
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  • Consequently a visit to Jerusalem is interpolated in the journey from Tyre to Gaza; and, Alexander, contrary to all expectation, is made to respect the high priest's passive resistance.
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  • The FoR supported conscientious objectors during World War I and was a supporter of passive resistance during World War II.
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  • In the occupied area the whole of heavy industry lay inert because of passive resistance.
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  • It is this passive resistance which accounts, for example, for the comparative paucity and poverty of distinctively Scottish literature since the Union.
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  • The media quickly developed a campaign of passive resistance.
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