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  plebiscite on Encyclopedia.com
This more modern use of the plebiscite arose out of the French Revolution and the French Republic's policy of holding popular votes on the question of French annexation of a territory it had occupied.
Many, although not all, of these plebiscites and those held in the following century were manipulated by the occupying power to legitimate an outcome already achieved through military or diplomatic means.
Plebiscite on MOX fuel use at Niigata plant to be held May 27
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Plebiscite : Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
PLEBISCITE : 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
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 PLEBISCITE - LoveToKnow Article on PLEBISCITE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The most familiar example of the use of the plebiscite in French history was in 1852, when the coup detat of 1851 was confirmed and the title of emperor was given to Napoleon III.
In Roman constitutional law the plebiscitum was a decree enacted in tile assembly of the plebs, the comitia tribute, presided over by a plebeian magistrate.
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 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: History of Iraq   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He obtained the throne by the influence of T.E. Lawrence.
Although the monarch was legitimized and proclaimed King by a plebiscite in 1921, nominal independence was only achieved in 1932, when the British Mandate officially ended.
In 1927 huge oil fields were discovered near Kirkuk and brought economic improvement.
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See S. Wambaugh, Plebiscites since the World War (1933); L. Farley, Plebiscites and Sovereignty (1986).
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