New York City draft riots (Q220497)

Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The New York City draft riots (July 13–16, 1863), sometimes referred to as the Manhattan draft riots and known at the time as Draft Week, were violent disturbances in Lower Manhattan, widely regarded as the culmination of white working-class discontent with new laws passed by Congress that year to draft men to fight in the ongoing American Civil War. The riots remain the largest civil and most racially-charged urban disturbance in American history.

Summary from Español / Spanish Wikipedia (eswiki)

Los Disturbios de Reclutamiento (en inglés Draft Riots) fueron una serie de disturbios ocurridos en Nueva York del 13 al 17 de julio de 1863, en el marco de la guerra civil estadounidense.

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