Jamaican Constitution is suspended after riots

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Historical Context Note

In Britain, a bill to suspend the Jamaican Constitution, after riots due to emancipation of slaves, passes the House of Commons by a narrow majority.
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Editors. "Jamaican Constitution is suspended after riots". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18037, accessed 21 August 2014.]