French president Louis Napoleon Bonaparte abolishes universal suffrage

After a round of left-wing victories in open elections, French president Louis Napoleon Bonaparte abolishes universal suffrage, effectively terminating France's short-lived experiment in popular democracy. (By Brian Bockelman)
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Neville Williams, ed., Chronology of World History, vol. 3 (Santa Barbara, California:  ABC-CLIO, 1999), 256.
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