Hambach Festival of South German Democrats advocates armed revolt (37 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

A festival is held by students at Hambach in southern Germany, ostensibly as a country fair but surreptitiously as a gathering in favour of democracy. Over 20 000 thousand people attended, calling for liberty, civil right and national unity.

Citation:
Editors. "Hambach Festival of South German Democrats advocates armed revolt". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17969, accessed 03 December 2016.]