Why didn't revolution occur in England during 1848 as it did in other European countries?

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The thing to be aware of is that the Year of Revolutions (1848) was part of a longer sequence of revolutionary clashes which ultimately has its origins in the French Revolution, along with the counterrevolutionary settlement imposed by the Congress of Vienna. The Revolution of 1848 should be understood as part of an even longer running series of conflicts between liberals and conservatives (which in the nineteenth century, tends to reflect conflict between those influenced by the revolution and those defending traditional monarchy and power structures).

With this in mind, there are several features to be aware of when you ask the question: why didn't the Year of Revolutions manifest in Britain? For one thing,...

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