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'''Mutiny''' is a [[revolt]] among a group of people (typically of the [[military]] or the [[crew]]) to oppose, change, or overthrow an organization to which they were previously loyal to. The term is commonly used for a [[rebellion]] among members of the military against their superior officers, but it can also sometimes mean any type of rebellion against any opposing force. Mutiny does not necessarily need to refer to a [[Military Force]] and can describe a [[Politicalpolitical]], [[​Economic​economic​]], or a [[Power Structurestructure]] in which there a change of power.
 
During the [[Age of Discovery]], mutiny particularly meant open rebellion against a ship's [[Captain (nautical)|captain]]. This occurred, for example, during [[Ferdinand Magellan|Ferdinand Magellan's]] journeys around the world, resulting in the killing of one mutineer, the [[Capital punishment|execution]] of another, and the [[marooning]] of others; on [[Henry Hudson]]'s ''Discovery'' resulting in Hudson and others being set adrift in a boat; and the notorious [[mutiny on the Bounty|mutiny on the ''Bounty'']].
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