Unification of Italy

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unification of Italy

What were the factors that opposed the unification of Italy?

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Vienna Settlement 1815

  • by Metternich
  • 'Dominance of Italian states by Austria, and the restoration of a reactionary rule'

who rule what?

  • Lombardy and Venice - Austrian Emperor
  • Peidmont - Victor Emmanuel 1
  • Papal States - Pope
  • Tuscany - Grand Duke
  • Parma - Duchess Maria Louise
  • Modena - Duke Francis Iv
  • Naples and Sicily - King Ferdinand
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Austria and Metternich

  • Metternich's congress after revs in Naples
  • 'Austria, Russia and Prussia to offer assistance to any ruler in Europe when threatened by revs

Austrian troops crushed revs in 

  • Naples 1820
  • Sicily 1821
  • Piedmont 1821
  • Modena 1831
  • Papal States 1831

after each revolt, Metternich ensured a tough reactionary rule was restored

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Division of the States

  • South was a rural soceity run from a feudal system
  • North - at the start of industrilaisation 
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