1848-9 Revolutions: origins

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  • There was discontent in Italy and it increasingly became more noticeable; the liberals were calling for constitutions, government reforms and political freedom; whereas nationalists demanded independence from Austria.
  • When the 1846-47 harvests failed, more problems emerged: the shortages of wheat and maize meant higher food prices; the wages…


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