July 11, 2006

Today / 07.13.06

by PG

Today in History (1863) - In New York City, opponents of Lincoln's draft begin five days of rioting that will be later regarded as the worst in United States history. Over 100 people died, including African Americans who were exempt from the draft (not being citizens under Plessy) and singled out for assault and murder.

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