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First Major Revolt in the Austrian Revolution for Independence Occurred in Vienna by University Students Demanding a Constitution Guaranteeing their Rights and Freedom

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Emperor Ferdinand and his chief advisor Metternich directed troops to crush the demonstration. Peaceful student demonstrators were shot and killed causing the working class to join the demonstrations, developing an armed insurrection demanding Metternich’s resignation. Ferdinand reluctantly complied and dismissed him, ...

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