Top 10 American protest movements

Published On: Oct 18 2011 12:30:54 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 30 2012 08:37:30 AM EDT

Today is the one-year anniversary of the Occupy movement. Take a look back at the other top protest movements in American history.

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In December of 1773, protesting American colonists dumped some 46 tons of tea into the Boston Harbor over their lack of representation in the British Parliament, spurring the movement for independence.


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