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What name was given to an uprising of rural workers in the south and east of England in 1830 who wanted.................

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What name was given to an uprising of rural workers in the south and east of England in 1830 who wanted to stop reductions in their wages and protest against the new threshing machines?

posted May 6 by Karan Joglekar

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The Swing Riots
The first threshing machine was destroyed on Saturday night, August 28th, 1830. By the third week of October, over one hundred threshing machines had been destroyed in East Kent. The nominal leader of the riots was Captain Swing.

answer May 7 by Tapesh Kulkarni
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