Top 10 American protest movements

POSTED: 10:30 AM Oct 18 2011   UPDATED: 6:37 AM Sep 30 2012

Today is the one-year anniversary of the Occupy movement. Take a look back at the other top protest movements in American history.

Protests - Gay Rights
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5. Gay Rights Movement


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