Acquisition of Venetia and Rome

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  • Cavour died June 1861, he was succeeded by Baron Riscali and then Rattazzi


  • the annexation of Venice was through diplomacy and the Austro-Prussian war in 1866
  • Napoleon had a meeting with Bismarck (Prussian chancellor)
  • Bismarck has a desire to dominate Germany
  • Bismarck was on a hunt for support during the impending war between his country and Austria
  • Napoleon arranged an alliance between the chancellor and Italy
  • Napoleon also secretly signed a treat with Austria
    both being beneficial to Italy
  • by terms of the Prussian-Italian alliance, Italy has to received Venice for supporting Bismarck during the war
  • also, the treaty signed between Napoleon and…


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