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Civil war erupts in Switzerland

Europe, 1857, zoomable map
A civil war erupted in Switzerland, reflecting the growing strife between the country's Catholic regions and the liberal, anti-Church majority in parliament. (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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