War with Austria

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  • Created on: 18-10-13 09:54

War with Austria:

  • Victor Emmanuel delivered a provocative speech in hope to anger the Austrians enough to start a war. This was unsuccessful
  • Cavour then mobilised the troops from the army in March 1859, after a while, Napoleon appeared to be getting cold feet
  • in response to Cavour's move, Austria demanded that Cavour backed down in April 1859
  • fearing what the next move could be, Austria mobilised their large army as well which was quite expensive to keep it running
  • after Austria issued an ultimatum towards Cavour, he rejected it
  • the result of this was Austria declaring war on Piedmon 29th April 1859

The Battles:

  • the war didn't start as well as they had hoped…


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