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Louis Napoleon Bonaparte holds a plebiscite confirming French support for his coup d'etat

Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, circa 1850, detail
12/21/1851
In France, Louis Napoleon Bonaparte holds a plebiscite that confirms popular support for his coup d'etat and the extension of presidential powers. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation: 
Neville Williams, ed., Chronology of World History, vol. 3 (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 1999), 260.

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