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The Sixth Maryland militia firing into a hostile crowd and killing 12 in Baltimore
EMMELINE PANKHURST (1858-1928). English woman-suffrage advocate
OLYMPIC GAMES, 1968. American runners Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos (right)
American political activist. Davis speaking at a rally against the death penalty
Title-page of Thomas Paine's pamphlet 'Common Sense,' which urged Americans
Unemployed coal miners demonstrating at Jarrow, England, in 1936.
'The Nation Makers.' Depicts the Battle of Brandywine of 1777 during the Revolutionary War
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
JOHN BROWN (1800-1859). American abolitionist. Daguerreotype, winter of 1856-57.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. (1929-1968). American clergyman and reformer
JAPAN: SATSUMA REBELLION. Women from the island of Kyushu fighting against government
INDIA: SEPOY MUTINY, 1857. Sepoy mutineers cavalry attacking a British infantry square
LADY GODIVA, 11th CENTURY. Wife of Leofric, Earl of Mercia. Anglo-Saxon gentlewoman
'The Saboteur's Fate.' Italian World War II poster, 1944.
Prudence Crandall's advertisement in 'The Liberator,' 1833, announcing
'Game of the French Revolution,' created in 1791
Line rendering of Daniel Chester French's statue, 'The Minute Man of Concord.'
'The Bostonians Paying the Excise Man, or Tarring & Feathering
Sign on a car in Cape Town during riots that followed the Soweto uprising against
Picket line in front of the Woolworth Building in New York City, 14 April 1960
Handbill in English and in German calling the mass meeting at Haymarket Square, Chicago
Six hundred freight cars at the Panhandle yards, Chicago, set afire by rioting workers
FREDERICK DOUGLASS (c1817-1895). American abolitionist and writer. Photograph, c1866.
NEW YORK: DRAFT RIOTS. Broadside calling for merchants and clerks to defend their
SIOUX LEADER, 1891. Little, the Oglala Sioux leader cited as an instigator of the
GAY RIGHTS MARCH, 1976. Gay rights demonstration during the Democratic National Convention
CHINA: CULTURAL REVOLUTION. Youthful Red Guards demonstrating in Tiananmen Square in Peking
BONUS ARMY, 1932. The 'Bonus Brigade' of World War I veterans demanding that
FRANCISCO 'PANCHO' VILLA (1877-1923)
PEACE BUTTON, c1971. American peace button, c1971, worn by opponents of the Vietnam War.
FRANCISCO 'PANCHO' VILLA (1877-1923). Mexican revolutionary leader. Villa
CHINA: BOXER TRIAL, c1900. Boxers on trial before the High Court in China. Stereograph
PORTRAIT OF A ZAPATISTA. Painting by an unknown Mexican artist, 20th century.
ABOLITIONIST PEACE PLEDGE. American abolitionist pledge, 1845, after the annexation of Texas
CANADA: UNEMPLOYED, 1935. March of unemployed men from relief camps in western Canada to Ottawa
DEFENSE OF CONSTANTINOPLE. The defense of Constantinople against a Byzantine rebellion
CHINA: REVOLUTION, 1912. A revolutionary soldier cuts the hair of a man, unwilling
LUCY BURNS (1879-1966). American suffragist and women's rights advocate. Photographed in jail
HARRIET TUBMAN (1823-1913). American abolitionist. Photographed in 1895.
ATTICA PRISON RIOT, 1971. The burned hat of a prison guard frames a bullet hole in
CRIMEA: MONGOLS, 1592. Islam Giray Khan of Crimea arrives in the port of Kefe
IRANIAN HOSTAGE CRISIS, 1979. Men bowing in prayer at a student demonstration in Washington, D
LUCRETIA COFFIN MOTT (1793-1880). American Quaker minister and woman-suffrage advocate.
PARIS STUDENT REVOLT, 1968. A barricade of burning cars put up by students in the
BOXER REBELLION, 1900. A 'Boxer' of the Boxer Rebellion in China, 1900
MIGUEL MALVAR (1865-1911). Philippine insurrectionary leader photographed in 1902.
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