Dutch troops invade Belgium (46 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

In November 1830, the Belgian National Congress declared independence from the Netherlands, and had drawn up a constitution. Now in resistance to this secession, Dutch troops invade Belgium. However, they are forced to withdraw two weeks later, on 20th August, when the French army enters Belgian territory.

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Editors. "Dutch troops invade Belgium". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17952, accessed 24 September 2017.]

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