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an insurrection in Rhode Island (1842) that grew out of dissatisfaction with the existing state constitution, which restricted suffrage to landholders or their eldest sons.
named after Thomas W.
(1805-54), state legislator and leader of the insurrection
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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