Game Changers: 10 Historic Political Protests Worldwide

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  • Power in Numbers
  • Gandhi's Salt March (India)
  • South Africa's National Day of Protest (South Africa)
  • 1956 March of Women (South Africa)
  • Soweto Uprising (South Africa)
  • Tiananmen Square Protests (China)
  • Berlin Wall Protests (Germany)
  • Iraq War Protests (Worldwide)
  • The Orange Revolution (Ukraine)
  • The Storming of the Bastille (France)
  • Arab Spring (Middle East & North Africa)
  • The Peace Moratorium (U.S.)
  • French Trucker Roadblocks (France)
  • The Occupy Movement (Worldwide)

Power in Numbers

Throughout history, momentous protest movements have sparked revolutions, toppled governments and bestowed freedom. And while many miles and decades separated the 1963 March on Washington from the 1930 Salt March in India, the ongoing Arab Spring and other legendary demonstrations, each history-making moment has proved the power of the masses. Keep reading to learn more about these transformative protests.Patrice Peck

(Photo: ANIS MILI/LANDOV)

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