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With German unification on the way, the question became who exactly was going to be unified anyway?

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In June 1848, France discovered class conflict. 

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The Provisional Government of France wanted a political revolution NOT a social revolution.

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In March 1848, both Milan and Venice revolted against Austrian rule. 

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The fall of the July Monarchy set off a chain reaction throughout Germany that climaxed with intense fighting in Berlin.

 

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On your feet, Magyar, the homeland calls! The time is here, now or never! Shall we be slaves or free? This is the question, choose your answer.

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On March 13, 1848, Metternich fell. 

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There is a spectre haunting Europe....

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In 1848 there would be no replacing one Bourbon with another. 

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In February 1848 the National Guard had finally had enough of the July Monarchy 

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In 1847 and 1848 opposition leaders spent good money to eat bad food while listening to bad speeches. 

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The Revolutions of 1848 began in Italy

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Do you want a constitution? Well, too bad. 

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The mid-1840s were a rotten time. 

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In the years after the Napoleonic conquest, the dream of Italian liberation and unification took root. 

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It may not be Holy or Roman anymore, but it was still an Empire...

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The long road to Germany has begun. 

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The foundations of the July Monarchy were thin and shallow. 

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In January 1848 Europe was sleeping on a volcano. 

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In June 1832 a bunch of radical republicans spontaneously broke out in song. 

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In 1820 the Good Cousins staged a revolution in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. 

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After the fall of Napoleon, Austrian Foreign Minister Metternich attempted to orchestrate a new conservative order in Europe. 

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In 1830, the Belgians said we don't want to be a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands anymore.

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What the heck did the rest of France think about the July Revolution?

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King Charles X should have never signed the Four Ordinances. You know. In hindsight. 

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Time to get this piece on the board. 

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On Wed July 28, 1830 the people of Paris proved that piles of rubble were the key to urban revolution. 

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On Monday July 26, 1830 the Four Ordinances were published. On Tuesday July 27 the July Revolution began. 

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In early 1830 King Charles X tried to beat back the liberal opposition. Instead they came back stronger than ever. 

 

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After ascending to the throne in 1824 Charles X wanted to impose his ultra-royalism on France, but his annoying subjects kept resisting.

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After the fall of Napoleon, the Bourbon monarchy was restored. 

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In 1830, both Simon Bolivar and Gran Colombia died. 

 

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On Sept 25, 1828 Simón Bolívar went out the window.

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At the end of 1826 Simon Bolivar returned to Colombia to deal with the revolt of Jose Antonio Paez. 

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In 1825 Upper Peru became the independent nation of Bolivia. 

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Wherein Gen. Sucre wins a very Bolivarian battle.

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