Hambach Festival of South German Democrats advocates armed revolt

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Historical Context Note


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.
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Citation:
Editors. "Hambach Festival of South German Democrats advocates armed revolt". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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