(Re)Collecting the Vietnam War

1896 - Hmong revolt against French over unfair taxes

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1896 - Hmong revolt against French over unfair taxes

Description

The Hmong of Laos – approximately 30,000 – are heavily taxed and oppressed by French and Laotian authorities. In early 1896, Hmong leaders revolt against the French in response to these unfair taxes, the first of several armed rebellions that continue into the 1940s.

Date

1896-01-01/1896-12-31

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Citation

“1896 - Hmong revolt against French over unfair taxes,” (Re)Collecting the Vietnam War, accessed August 22, 2018, http://vietnamwar.neatline-uva.org/items/show/120.