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The Dead Rabbits was the name of an Irish American criminal street gang in Lower Manhattan in the 1850s. [1]

46 relations: Albany, New York, American Civil War, Arson, Assault, Bowery Boys, Charley Skedaddle, Chichesters, Columbus Park (Manhattan), Dan Emmett, Dead Rabbits riot, Democratic Party (United States), Fernando Wood, Five Points, Manhattan, Gangs of New York, George Henry Hall (artist), Hell on Wheels (season 4), Hell-Cat Maggie, Herbert Asbury, History (U.S. TV network), History's Mysteries, Irish Americans, Isaiah Rynders, John Morrissey, Knife fight, Know Nothing, Liverpool, Lower East Side, Lower Manhattan, Mark Helprin, Martin Scorsese, Mulberry Street (Manhattan), Murder, New York (state), New York City draft riots, New York City Police Department, Plug Uglies, Republican Party (United States), Riot, Roach Guards, Robbery, Short Tails, Street fighting, Tammany Hall, Television documentary, Winter's Tale (film), Winter's Tale (novel).

Albany, New York

Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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Arson is a crime of intentionally, deliberately and maliciously setting fire to buildings, wildland areas, abandoned homes, vehicles or other property with the intent to cause damage or enjoy the act.

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An assault is the act of inflicting physical harm or unwanted physical contact upon a person or, in some specific legal definitions, a threat or attempt to commit such an action.

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Bowery Boys

The Bowery Boys were a Nativist, anti-Catholic, and anti-Irish gang based out of the Bowery neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City in the early-mid-19th century.

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Charley Skedaddle

Charley Skedaddle is an award-winning children's fiction book by Patricia Beatty.

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The Chichesters also known as the Chichester Gang along with the Forty Thieves, Shirt Tails, and Kerryonians, were one of the oldest early 19th century Irish Five Points street gang during the mid 19th century in New York City.

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Columbus Park (Manhattan)

Columbus Park, formerly known as Mulberry Bend Park, Five Points Park and Paradise Park, is a public park in Chinatown, Manhattan, in New York City.

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Dan Emmett

Daniel Decatur "Dan" Emmett (October 29, 1815 – June 28, 1904) was an American songwriter, entertainer, and founder of the first troupe of the blackface minstrel tradition, the Virginia Minstrels.

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Dead Rabbits riot

The Dead Rabbits riot was a two-day civil disturbance in New York City resulting from what was originally a small-scale street fight between members of the Dead Rabbits and the Bowery Boys into a citywide gang war which occurred July 4–5, 1857.

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Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).

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Fernando Wood

Fernando Wood (June 14, 1812 – February 14, 1881) was an American politician of the Democratic Party and the 73rd and 75th mayor of New York City; he also served as a United States Representative (1841–1843, 1863–1865, and 1867–1881) and as Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means in both the 45th and 46th Congress (1877–1881).

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Five Points, Manhattan

Five Points (or The Five Points) was a 19th-century neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York City.

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Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York is a 2002 American epic period drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, set in the mid-19th century in the Five Points district of New York City.

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George Henry Hall (artist)

George Henry Hall (1825-1913) was an American still-life and landscape artist.

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Hell on Wheels (season 4)

The fourth season of the AMC television series Hell on Wheels premiered on August 2, 2014 and comprised 13 episodes.

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Hell-Cat Maggie

Hell-Cat Maggie (fl. 1840–1845) was the pseudonym of an American criminal and early member of the Dead Rabbits.

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Herbert Asbury

Herbert Asbury (September 1, 1889 – February 24, 1963) was an American journalist and writer best known for his books detailing crime during the 19th and early-20th centuries, such as Gem of the Prairie: An Informal History of the Chicago Underworld, The Barbary Coast: An Informal History of the San Francisco Underworld and The Gangs of New York.

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History (U.S. TV network)

History (originally The History Channel from 1995 to 2008) is a history-based digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by A&E Networks, a joint venture between the Hearst Communications and the Disney–ABC Television Group division of the Walt Disney Company.

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History's Mysteries

History's Mysteries is an American documentary television series that aired on the History Channel.

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Irish Americans

Irish Americans (Gael-Mheiriceánaigh) are an ethnic group comprising Americans who have full or partial ancestry from Ireland, especially those who identify with that ancestry, along with their cultural characteristics.

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Isaiah Rynders

Captain Isaiah Rynders (1804 – January 3, 1885) was an American businessman, sportsman, underworld figure and political organizer for Tammany Hall.

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John Morrissey

John Morrissey (February 12, 1831 – May 1, 1878), also known as Old Smoke, was an Irish American bare-knuckle boxer and a professional gambler in New York City in the 1860s to 1878.

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Knife fight

A knife fight is a violent physical confrontation between two or more combatants in which one or more participants is armed with a knife.

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Know Nothing

The Native American Party, renamed the American Party in 1855 and commonly known as the Know Nothing movement, was an American nativist political party that operated nationally in the mid-1850s.

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Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.

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Lower East Side

The Lower East Side, sometimes abbreviated as LES, is a neighborhood in the southeastern part of the New York City borough of Manhattan, roughly located between the Bowery and the East River, and Canal Street and Houston Street.

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Lower Manhattan

Lower Manhattan, also known as Downtown Manhattan or Downtown New York, is the southernmost part of Manhattan, the central borough for business, culture, and government in the City of New York, which itself originated at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in 1624, at a point which now constitutes the present-day Financial District.

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Mark Helprin

Mark Helprin (born June 28, 1947) is an American novelist, journalist, conservative commentator, Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy, Fellow of the American Academy in Rome, and Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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Martin Scorsese

Martin Charles Scorsese (born November 17, 1942) is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor and film historian, whose career spans more than 50 years.

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Mulberry Street (Manhattan)

Mulberry Street is a principal thoroughfare in Manhattan in New York City.

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Murder is the unlawful killing of another human without justification or valid excuse, especially the unlawful killing of another human being with malice aforethought.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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New York City draft riots

The New York City draft riots (July 13–16, 1863), known at the time as Draft Week, were violent disturbances in Lower Manhattan, widely regarded as the culmination of working-class discontent with new laws passed by Congress that year to draft men to fight in the ongoing American Civil War.

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New York City Police Department

The City of New York Police Department, commonly known as the NYPD, is the primary law enforcement and investigation agency within the five boroughs of New York City.

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Plug Uglies

The Plug Uglies were an American Nativist criminal street gang, sometimes referred to loosely as a political club, that operated in the west side of Baltimore, Maryland, from 1854 to 1865.

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Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.

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A riot is a form of civil disorder commonly characterized by a group lashing out in a violent public disturbance against authority, property or people.

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Roach Guards

The Roach Guards were an Irish criminal gang in Five Points neighborhood of New York City the mid-19th century.

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Robbery is the crime of taking or attempting to take anything of value by force, threat of force, or by putting the victim in fear.

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Short Tails

The Short Tails also known as the Short Tail Gang for their distinctive short tailed jacket coats were an 1880s-1890s Irish gang located in the Corlear's Hook section of the Lower East Side on Rivington street in the vicinity of Mangin and Goerck streets of Manhattan, in New York City.

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Street fighting

Street fighting is hand-to-hand combat in public places, between individuals or groups of people.

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Tammany Hall

Tammany Hall, also known as the Society of St.

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Television documentary

Documentary television is a genre of television programming that broadcasts documentaries.

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Winter's Tale (film)

Winter's Tale (released in the United Kingdom as A New York Winter's Tale) is a 2014 American romance film based on the 1983 novel Winter's Tale by Mark Helprin.

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Winter's Tale (novel)

Winter's Tale is a 1983 fantasy novel by Mark Helprin.

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