Revolutionary War Food Riots

Crowds of civilian men and women rioted over food prices or to claim access to foodstuffs from 1775 to 1779. On more than 30 occasions, crowds confronted merchants who had raised prices on West Indies sugar, farmers who had withheld salt ...

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