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Civil Wars and Rebellions of the United States

 

American Revolution (1775-1783)--

Pennsylvania Mutiny of 1783 (June 20, 1783)--Anti-government protest by soldiers of the Continental Army against the Congress of the Confederation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania .

Shay's Rebellion (1786-1787)--Anti-(state)Government Rebels vs. Massachusetts

The Whiskey Rebellion (1794)--Anti-Tax Rebels in Western Pennsylvania

Fries's Rebellion "The Hot Water War" (1799)--Anti-Tax Rebels in Pennsylvania

"Bleeding Kansas" (1855-1860)--Pro-Slavery vs. Anti-Slavery Kansans in a virtual civil war in the territory of Kansas.

Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry (1859)--Anti-Slavery Rebels (Led by John Brown)

American Civil War (1861-1865)--Civil War between the Unites States (The North), and the Confederate States (The South).

New York Draft Riot ( July 13–16, 1863)--New York City, New York

 

Great Railroad Strike of 1877 (1877)--A major incident of labor unrest in the United States. The strike was put down by state militia and federal troops.

WTO Riots AKA "The Battle in Seattle" (November 1999)--Anarchist agitators provoked rioting in Seattle during protests against the World Trade Organization, which was meeting in Seattle at that time.

 

 

 

Sources:

R. Ernest, Dupuy, and Dupuy Trevor N. The Encyclopedia of Military History: From 3500 B.C. To The Present.New York: Harper & Row, 1970.

Kohn, George C. Dictionary of Wars. New York: Facts On File Publications, 1999.

 

 

 

 

 
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