Infewer than a million Americans lived in cities; in the figure was 11 million.
Georgia Lee Tatum, in her study Disloyalty in the Confederacy, writes: "Before the end of the war, there was much disaffection in every state, and many of the disloyal had formed into bands-in some states into well-organized, active societies.
Rocks flew. In the mids, price agreements and mergers became frequent: the New York Central Railroad was a merger of many railroads. They worked in semislave conditions themselves. Night had now closed upon the scene, but the work of destruction did not cease until strong bodies of police arrived, followed, soon afterward, by detachments of troops.
Again, it happened outside the regular union, pent-up anger exploding without plan. The result of all this, says David Montgomery, historian of the Kensington Riots, was the fragmentation of the Philadelphia working class.
A few thousand families made up the plantation elite. Multiple issues amid the two regions bore too great of an importance to be enshrouded by the mere presence of slavery alone The governor asked for federal troops, and Hayes responded.
Throngs of farmers greeted them on their release.