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In April of 1891, a city-wide riot erupted on the streets of Detroit. Sparked by the call for a general strike amongst the city's street railway employees, the strikers were soon joined by a diverse collection of sympathetic citizen and city leaders. What caused the riot, and what were its ultimate effects?
There was a great deal of difference between the perception of women participating in the First Crusade and their historical reality. What were the beliefs that led Pope Urban II to forbid all but old laundresses to march with the army, and how did these women prove those perceptions wrong?