Difference between revisions of "Riot"

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* The 1992 [[Los Angeles]] riots
 
* The 1992 [[Los Angeles]] riots
 
* The 1971 Attica prison riot
 
* The 1971 Attica prison riot
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Revision as of 21:41, 30 July 2007

A riot is an event of public diorder 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 1967 Detroit riots
  • The 1992 Los Angeles riots
  • The 1971 Attica prison riot