Charles X issues ordinances to control the press and change the electoral system

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Historical Context Note


Charles X of France issues five ordinances. These impose new controls on the press, dissolve the legislative chambers and change the electoral system.
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Citation:
Editors. "Charles X issues ordinances to control the press and change the electoral system". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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