New York Draft Riots

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New York Draft Riots

anticonscription feelings resulted in anarchy and bloodshed (1863). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 429]
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2) The mob was part of several days of explosive violence that came to be known as the New York City Draft Riots.
Detailed accounts of the Draft Riots, such as Adrian Cook's The Armies of the Streets: The New York City Draft Riots of 1863 (1974) and Iver Berstein's The New York City Draft Riots: Their Significance fir American Society and Politics in the Age of the Civil War (1990) discussed these issues in detail.
Whether framed by the press, the clergy, or other members of the black community, the debates regarding black responses to New York City Draft Riots were focused on the republican virtues of manhood, self-defense, and self-reliance.
Two very good accounts of the riots are Adrian Cook's The Armies of the Streets (Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 1974) and Iver Bernstein's The New York City Draft Riots (New York: Oxford UP, 1990).
The New York City Draft Riots: Their significance for American Society and Politics in the Age of the Civil War tells the story of the New York City draft riots, following their participants and their underlying importance to the overall social concerns of the times.
closely studies evidence of Roman Catholic Church complicity in the plot to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln, as well as damning evidence of the church's involvement in the devastating New York City Draft Riots during the civil war-a shameful rampage of murder, lynching and arson perpetuated primarily by Irish Catholics.
The most brutal case of race-based violence directed at interracial couples occurred during the 1863 New York City Draft Riots.
49) Bernstein, New York City Draft Riots, 47-48; Report of the Committee of Merchants for the Relief of Colored People Suffering from the Late Riots in the City of New York (New York: George A.
The New York City draft riots began on July 13, nine days after the battle of Gettysburg.
38) Adrian Cook, The Armies of the Streets: The New York City Draft Riots (Lexington, 1974) and Iver Bernstein, The New York City Draft Riots: Their Significance for American Society in the Age of the Civil War (New York, 1990).
During the racial violence of the New York City Draft Riot in 1863, black women protected their families and neighbors.
According to "The New York City Draft Riots," written by I.

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