Revolution (1775-1783)--As much as this war was about the
American colonists fighting the British for independence, this war
also was a civil conflict between American colonists who wanted
freedom from the British (The Patriots) and those Americans who
were loyal to the British government and the British king (The
of 1783 (June 20, 1783)--Anti-government protest by soldiers
of the Continental Army against the Congress of the Confederation,
(1786-1787)--Anti-(state) Government Rebels vs.
Rebellion (1794)--Anti-Tax rebellion in Western
"The Hot Water War" (1799)--Anti-Tax rebellion in
(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 uprising (Led by John
American Civil War
(1861-1865)--Civil War between the Unites States (The North),
and the Confederate States (The South).
Draft Riot ( July 13–16, 1863)--New York City, New
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
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
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Dupuy Trevor N. The
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