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Battle of Athens (1946)- A example of the value of the Second Amendment in combating tyranny.

The GIs came home to find that a political machine had taken over their Tennessee county. What they did about it astounded the nation.


The Battle of Athens (sometimes called the McMinn County War) was a rebellion led by citizens in Athens and Etowah, Tennessee, United States, against the local government in August 1946. The citizens, including some World War II veterans, accused the local officials of political corruption and voter intimidation. The event is an example of the value of the Second Amendment in combating tyranny.

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