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... first black republic and second independent country in North America after the United States 1806 – The French Republican Calendar is abolished. 1808 – The importation of slaves into the United States is banned ... begin processing immigrants into the United States ...
... Although the election was national, many of the candidates relied on local support ... Candidates of the two parties contesting the election, Labour and the Farmers', did relatively well ... Others did not — doctors, academics, women, and especially Irish language revivalists all four candidates supported by the Gaelic League lost, including ...
... which impeded the Republic's smooth transfer to a free-market economy ... Elections for the two legislative chambers – a 35-seat full-time assembly and a 70-seat part-time assembly – were held in February 1995 after campaigns considered remarkably free and open by most ... political parties competed in the 1996 parliamentary elections ...
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