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The Catholic cantons (provinces) of Switzerland refuse to disband their paramilitary forces

Europe, 1857, zoomable map
07/20/1847
Despite the efforts of a new liberal majority in the Swiss parliament, the Catholic cantons (districts) of Switzerland refuse to disband their paramilitary forces. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation: 
Neville Williams, ed., Chronology of World History, vol. 3 (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 1999), 243.

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