Learn All About the 2nd Largest Rebellion in U.S. History: The New York City Draft Riots

Behind the Civil War, the second most deadly insurrection in United States history was the New York City Draft Riots over three days in July of 1863. One hundred and twenty people died in the riots, while another two thousand were injured. In this video from The History Guy, learn all about the riots, what caused them, and what happened after the dust settled.

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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