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