Listed are major episodes of civil unrest in the United States. This list does not include the numerous incidents of destruction and violence associated with various sporting events.[1]

This list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (October 2018)

18th century

19th century

1800–1849

1850–1859

1860–1869

1870–1879

The New York Orange Riot of 1871, between Irish Catholics and Irish Protestants.
The New York Orange Riot of 1871, between Irish Catholics and Irish Protestants.

1880–1889

1890–1899

20th century

1900–1909

1910–1919

1920–1929

1930–1939

1940–1949

1950–1959

1960–1969

1968 Washington, D.C., riots

1970–1979

1980–1989

1990–1999

21st century

2000–2009

2010–2019

2020–2022

See also

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