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In France, liberal politicians hold the first in a series of constitutional reform "banquets"

France, 1857, zoomable map
07/09/1847
In France, liberal politicians hold the first in a series of constitutional reform "banquets," so called to distinguish these private social gatherings from the more explicitly political meetings of radical republicans and socialists. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation: 
John J. Baughman, "The French Banquet Campaign of 1847-48," Journal of Modern History 31, no. 1 (March 1959): 2.

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