DEVELOPMENTS IN PIEDMONT

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  • Created on: 06-03-14 20:26

POLITICAL:

  • the statuto, created in Piedmont, was the only thing that remained following the 1848 revolutions
  • it was a constitution that allowed free press and individual liberty
  • it was because of this that 30,000 political exiles fled here
  • Piedmont became part of a nationalist movement
  • the 'Connubio' was later created by Cavour with Rattazzi and d'Azeglio (both from opposite wings), they wanted to strengthen parliament against the monarch in order to pass legislation
  • in 1850, Cavour became Minister of Agriculture, Navy and Trade where he set up free trade treaties with France and Britain
  • in 1851, he became Minister of Finance…

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