In other words, the government went back to war against the revolutionaries to reconquer them.
Now, 150 or so years later, the states will secede again.
This crisis that is unfolding in Europe is just the beginning, wait until it spreads to the US, which it will.
The age of austerity is looming large.
The European Union will break apart, and the United States will break apart.
That is how serious things are.
May you live in interesting times.