Jamaican Constitution is suspended after riots (25 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
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.

Citation:
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 02 December 2016.]