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How united and how Italian was Italy by 1871?

Longstanding divisions between the north and south were made worse by the events of the
1860s.
The new political system meant the brotherhood of Italians was far from established.
The years between 61 and 70 were an anticlimax.
However, Rome and…

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By this time Austria had already agreed with France that France would receive Venice.
Italy's army was defeated at Custoza and its new navy at Lissa (in the Adriatic).
Garibaldi had a minor victory which had minimal impact.
Prussia ended the war quickly before Italy could do anything.
Plebiscite held…

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