On July 2, 1809, Tecumseh called on all Native American nations to unite and resist the white takeover of their lands.
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On July 1, 1929, more than 1,000 streetcar workers went on strike in New Orleans.
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The Fort Hood Three issued public statement about their refusal to be sent to Vietnam.
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281 Africans aboard the Antelope ship were brought to Savannah by the U.S. Treasury.
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Democratically elected Guatemalan president Jacobo Árbenz Guzmán was deposed in a CIA-sponsored coup.
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Rather than desegregate, the Prince Edward County, Virginia Board of Supervisors refused to appropriate money from the County School Board to the public schools.
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Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho defended their land in the battle of the Greasy Grass (Battle of Little Big Horn).
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A general strike was held in El Salvador against death squads.
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NASA scientist James Hansen testified to Congress stating the greenhouse effect had been detected.
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James Chaney, Michael Schwerner, and Andrew Goodman were tortured and murdered by the KKK in Neshoba County, Mississippi.
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The great Muhammad Ali was convicted for refusing induction in the U.S. armed forces.
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