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Revolutions of 1820-1821: NAPLES, SICILY AND PIEDMONT

NAPLES: King Ferdinand had increased the churchs power to censor books, newspapers and magazines. This meant that freedom of speech was made impossible.(Angered the middle-class). Ferdinad was short on money so he made cutbacks on public spending rediced education that was made available to people and halted road improvements.

REVOLUTION: In Jan 1820 news of a revolution in spain encouraged the carbonari and liberals to take action. 30 Carbonari members advanced to the town of ''AVELLIO'' and widespread action took place.As a result king ferdinad promised to meet the rebels demands and a constition was granted giving all adult males the right to vote therby limiting the kings power

SICILY: The other half of ferdinands kingdom. Sicily was determined…


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