7,000 Arrested in Capital War Protest; 150 Are Hurt as Clashes Disrupt Traffic

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This historical article, from the New York Times Learning Network, details how 7,000 anti-war protesters were arrested in Washington, DC. Calling themselves the Mayday Tribe, protesters held four days of demonstrations, aimed at shutting down the nation's capital. This resource is part of the Historical Newspaper Articles collection from the EDSITEment-reviewed Web site Digital History.

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    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: American Democracy, United States History, History-Social Science

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