New York, NY
July 4 1857 Battle On Bayard Street
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July 4 1857 battle on Bayard Street of the Irish gang the 'Dead Rabbits ' against the Bowery Boys a nativist anti-Catholic and anti-Irish gang. Both gangs were based in the Five Points neighborhood of New York City. GANGS OF NEW YORK Martin Scorsese's 2002 was based on the rivalry between these two gangs.
December 5th, 2011
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