• An attempt to change the government by a large group of people, sometimes violent.
• A major shift or change in conventions or ideas.
• A complete turn or circle.
Revolutions in the newsClassic Revolutions:
American (vs. Great Britain)
French (vs. French monarchy)
Bolshevik (vs. Tsarists)
Copernican (Earth vs. Sun)
Dance Dance Revolution (Japan's #1 dance video game)
New Wave Revolutions:
In Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain and Libya, civil unrest has made the news thanks to social media giants Twitter and Facebook. Current status of these governments? It's complicated.
Revolutionary Facts33 1/3 is the standard RPM (revolutions per minute) of a vinyl record. Anything faster and you start sounding like a chipmunk.
Famous Revolutionaries• Che Guevara: creator of the Che Guevara T-shirt.
• Chairman Mao: inventor of the chair, man.
• V.I. Lenin: co-founder of the Beatles.