NEW YORK CITY DRAFT RIOTS
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How and why did residents of New York City react as they did to the draft in 1863? The corpse of a black man who had been beaten, hung, and burned launches students on an examination of the reasons for conscription, the status of Northern blacks, and the tensions surrounding the July 11th draft lottery.
This title is part of the series: HISTORY'S MYSTERIES: Solve the Crime of the Time