French Second Republic  

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The French Second Republic (or simply the Second Republic) was the republican government of France between the 1848 Revolution and the coup by Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte which initiated the Second Empire. It officially adopted the motto Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité. The Second Republic witnessed the tension between the "Social and Democratic Republic" (Template:Lang-fr) and a liberal form of Republic, which exploded during the June Days Uprising of 1848.

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