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This short paper is at least three double-spaced pages of text (Times New Roman, font size 12) and you must consult a minimum of two academically credible sources. Bibliographies and citations will be in the Chicago Manual of Style format. One source must be a primary source.
This material may consist of step-by-step explanations on how to solve a problem or examples of proper writing, including the use of citations, references, bibliographies, and formatting. This material is made available for the sole purpose of studying and learning - misuse is strictly forbidden.The New York City Draft Riots of 1863
New York City faced a tumultuously fatal upheaval on the sultry summer day of July 13, 1863. Rioters took to the streets after President Abraham Lincoln had announced a draft for inscription into the Union Army. Thousands took the streets to protest, resulting in a violent city-wide riot. Blacks were particularly persecuted, as they were, at the time, not considered American citizens. Protesters directed their outrage at blacks, feeling blacks would take advantage of the opportunity to work in place of those drafted for less pay. But the race card was not one sided. While the protestors were outraged and directed their indignation at Blacks, the media in turn directed their outrage at the protestors, mainly all Irish Americans....