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jgardner 15 points ago +16 / -1

President Lincoln turned gatling guns on rebel Irishmen in the Civil War when the rioted to protest the draft.

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Quietam_Unum 4 points ago +4 / -0 (edited)

Herbert Hoover turned Douglas MacArthur commanding a force including Pershing and Eisenhower loose on WW-I veterans gathered to demand promised war pay bonuses. Search "bonus army"

EDIT: Fer cryin' out loud! Patton, NOT Pershing. Sorry.