What happens when a group’s simmering rage boils over? Kate and Kathleen describe 3 of the many riots that New York City has seen: the Draft Riots, the Stonewall riot, and the Crown Heights riot. Hear about the complex social problems that led up to them, the days of violence, and what changed (if anything) as a result.
MeasuringWorth.com is the site to check when you want to compute the relative value of a U.S. dollar amount over time. For example, I learned that the $3 admission to Stonewall in 1969 would be $14.70 today!
Check out the July 14, 1863, issue of the New York Herald which first reported the draft riots.
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