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* The 1949 [[Peekskill Riots]]
 
* The 1949 [[Peekskill Riots]]
 
* The 1967 Detroit riots
 
* The 1967 Detroit riots
* The 1992 [[Los Angeles]] riots
 
 
* The 1971 Attica prison riot
 
* The 1971 Attica prison riot
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* The 1992 [[Los Angeles]] riots
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* The 2015-2016 Ferguson riots
  
 
[[Category:Sociology]]
 
[[Category:Sociology]]

Revision as of 01:39, 4 July 2017

A riot is an event of public disorder by a large group, usually involving violence. Their causes can been found in a variety of social, economic or political factors.

Example of riots in the United States include the following examples:

  • The 1949 Peekskill Riots
  • The 1967 Detroit riots
  • The 1971 Attica prison riot
  • The 1992 Los Angeles riots
  • The 2015-2016 Ferguson riots