For as long as there have been organized governments there have been people trying to overthrow them. Some revolutions are peaceful, with citizens rallying around a common message of democracy or peace. Others turn violent and lead to bloody uprisings or all out war. But whatever the method or outcome, there seems to be one constant when looking at anti-government revolutions: where they all start. The town square.
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Read more about the crazy history of town squares:
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