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Three salient facts of the day

La Commune de Paris. Sunday, April 2, 1871. There are three salient facts today.

The Commune decides on the separation of Church and State and the abolition of funding for worship. The poster is printed on the date of tomorrow, April 3, the day of the exposure of the decree.

The Commune decides that the maximum salary of state officials is 6,000 francs per year and the accumulation of functions is prohibited.

The armed clashes begin. Attack of Versailles in Courbevoie. Supported by artillery fire, the troops of Versailles, superior in number, occupy Courbevoie and force the Federates to retreat, leaving twelve dead and wounded on the field. Among these are five that the soldiers of Versailles immediately shoot at the foot of Mont-Valérien.


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