Liberal Italy 1870-1920

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  • Liberal Italy 1870-1915
    • Problems facing Liberal Italy
      • Lack of Italian identity
        • People saw themselves as Sicilian or Venetian
      • Economic weakness
        • Lack of infastructure
        • North/ south divide
        • Undeveloped industry
        • Lack of natural resources
        • Adowa crisis 1896- huge debts
      • Weakness of the political system
        • Liberal factions
          • Transformismo
          • Lead to disagreements
          • Governments constantly changing
          • Rapid turnover of governments
            • 29 PM between 1870-1922
        • Rapid turnover of governments
          • 29 PM between 1870-1922
      • Growing political threats
        • Weakness of the political system
          • Liberal factions
            • Transformismo
            • Lead to disagreements
            • Governments constantly changing
        • Socialism
          • PSI
          • Rapid industrialisation
        • Catholicism
          • Pope Pius issued a decree that Catholics shouldn't vote
          • Disliked the Liberals
          • Same hierarchy as Nationalists
            • Nationalism
              • Accused the Liberals for not making Italy a great power
        • Nationalism
          • Accused the Liberals for not making Italy a great power
    • Liberal Italy on the eve of WWI
      • Significant economic growth
        • Income
          • 1895- 69 billion lira
          • 1915- 92 billion lira
        • Food tax reduced
      • Great power status
        • Member of the triple alliance
        • Empire in Africa
          • Libya 1911
      • Stable political system
        • Liberals argued Italy had made great progress in their rule
        • Enfranchisement 1912
        • Giolitti had created co-operation between moderate socialists and catholic
      • Economic divisions
        • Chronic poverty
          • Especially in south
        • Industrial disputes
    • Legacy of WWI
      • Economic problems
        • Inflation
        • Strikes
          • Growth of socialism
            • 1919 election
        • Unemployment
      • Growth of socialism
        • 1919 election
      • Mutilated victory
        • Cheated at Treaty of Versailles
          • St Germaine
        • D'Annunzio
          • Seizure of Fiume

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