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Algerian War of Independence
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A conflict between France and Algerian independence movements from 1954 to 1962, which led to Algeria gaining its independence from France.
Canadian Union of Students
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Formed in 1963, the Canadian Union of Students (CUS) was the successor organization of the National Federation of Canadian University Students (NFCUS) formed in 1926. CUS like NFCUS was essentially a ...
COINTELPRO
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A series of covert, and often illegal, projects conducted by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) aimed at investigating and disrupting dissident political organizations within the ...
Cuban Revolution
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An armed revolt that led to the overthrow of U.S.-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista of Cuba on January 1, 1959 by the 26th of July Movement led by Fidel Castro.
Freedom rides
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Freedom Riders were Civil Rights activists who rode on interstate buses into the segregated southern United States.
Hungarian Revolution of 1956
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A spontaneous nationwide revolt against the Stalinist government of the People's Republic of Hungary.
Little Rock Central High School
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The site of forced school desegregation during the American Civil Rights Movement.
Mau Mau Uprising
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An insurgency by Kenyan peasants against the British colonialist rule.
May 1968 in France
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May 1968, referring to the period when the events occurred in France, saw the largest general strike that ever stopped the economy of an advanced industrial country,[1] the first wildcat general strik...
Moncada Barracks
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The Moncada Barracks was a military barracks in Santiago de Cuba. On July 26, 1953, the barracks was the site of an armed attack by a small group of revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro.
Nicaraguan Revolution
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Encompasses the rising opposition to the Somoza dictatorship in the 1960s and 1970s.
1983 United States Senate bombing
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The 1983 U.S. Senate bombing was a bomb explosion at the United States Senate on November 7, 1983.
Selma to Montgomery marches
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Three marches in 1965 that marked the culmination of the voting rights movement of the American civil rights movement.
Sexual revolution in 1960s America
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Attitudes to a variety of issues changed, sometimes radically, throughout the decade. The urge to 'find oneself' the activsm of the 1960's and the quest for autonomy were characterised by the changes ...
Stonewall riots
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A series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations against a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New Yo...
Tiananmen Square protests of 1989
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A series of demonstrations in and near Tiananmen Square in Beijing in the PRC beginning on 14 April. Led mainly by students and intellectuals, the protests occurred in a year that saw the collapse of ...
Violence and the Newspaper Strike
Bernick, Thomas
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1997
Against the Current
To those who still allow their anti-union biases and their exposure to employer misinformation to cloud their perception of reality, I would pose the following question: If the employer and its suppor...

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There Was a Country
A Personal History of Biafra
Achebe, Chinua
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2012
A coming of age account, set against the backdrop of the Nigerian Civil War, or the Biafran War, of 1967-1970.


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