Attempt at German unification under a parliamentary system fails

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Historical Context Note

After the Prussian government has threatened to expel the German National Assembly from Frankfurt, and many of the less radical deputies have returned home, a 'rump' of the Assembly moves to Stuttgart, where, two weeks later, it is dissolved by troops. This marks the failure of the attempt at German unification under a Parliamentary system.
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Editors. "Attempt at German unification under a parliamentary system fails". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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