Editors. "Dutch troops invade Belgium". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Dutch troops invade Belgium (46 words)
Historical Context Note
In November 1830, the Belgian National Congress declared independence from the Netherlands, and had drawn up a constitution. Now in resistance to this secession, Dutch troops invade Belgium. However, they are forced to withdraw two weeks later, on 20th August, when the French army enters Belgian territory.17952 Dutch troops invade Belgium 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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