To What extent did the revolutions of 1848-49 fail in Italy due to a lack of support from the masses?

A B grade essay exploring the reasons to why the 1848-49 revolutions failed, looking at the various reasons why and how they failed.

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Tom Dyson

To What extent did the revolutions of 184849 fail in Italy due to a lack of support from the
masses?

The failure of the 1848 49 revolutions was only partly down to lack of support from the
masses. There were many other underlying factors that combined had a…

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Republic failed. The Pope called in the help of the French to help defeat the republic. Although
it could be that the Pope was right to call in international help because it was fairly obvious that
Italy was going to be defeated by the Austrians in any attempt to use…

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granted a constitution in Piedmont named the Statuto. The Statuto gave way to a political dawn
in Italy where the people of Piedmont were given a new lease of life in terms of more rights to
freedom of speech. The Statuto gave the opportunity for political life to continue unlike…

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