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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Wednesday Regency: Rioting to get the government's attention

Because I found it interesting and relevant to today's society. Amazing how the more things change, the more they stay the same.
May 22, 1816 A mob in Littleport, Cambridgeshire, England, riots over high unemployment and rising grain costs; the rioting spreads to Ely the next day.

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