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Meaning of Dorr's Rebellion

Dorr's' Rebel'lion

Pronunciation: (dôrz), [key]
  1. an insurrection in Rhode Island (1842) that grew out of dissatisfaction with the existing state constitution, which restricted suffrage to landholders or their eldest sons.
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