In September 1870, everyone in Paris prepared for a siege. Some of them also prepared for revolution. 


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Napoleon III hoped a war with Prussia would save his Empire. Instead it destroyed his Empire. 


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First as tragedy, then as farce. 



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Phone Lines Now Open!



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Let's figure out what the heck happened in 1848

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The bitter end of the Revolutions of 1848 arrived in the summer of 1849.

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As the walls close in on the Revolutions of 1848, the final loose ends will be ground up by millstones, but still stamp the future with fertile soil to grow new liberty trees. 

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Wherein the King of Prussia is offered a dog's collar. 


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In Dec 1848, the Austrian Empire got a new Emperor. 

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In Dec 1848, Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte was elected president of France. 

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