Development of Piedmont:

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What was the name of the constitution that remained in Piedmont?
The Statuto
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What were the terms of this?
Freedom of press censorship, individual liberty, among other
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What was the result of the remaining constitution?
30,000 political exiles fled here
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Why?
because Piedmont was the only state the kept its constitution
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What was the Connubio?
It was a political marriage, created by Cavour
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Who did the Connubio involve?
Rattazzi's centre-left party and d'Azeglio's centre-right
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What did this alliance result in?
A stronger parliament against the monarch
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When did Cavour become prime minister?
November 1852
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Who was prime minister before him and why did he leave?
it was d'Azeglio and because he had disagreement involving the Pope and Victor Emmanuel II over a law he wanted to pass allow civil marriages
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What did Guiseppe Siccardi create?
The Siccardi laws
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What did that entail?
banning the right of any members of clergy to buy property, abolishment of criminals' right to seek refuge in a church for protection
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What was the result of this anti-clericism?
further attraction of liberals
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Between what time period did Cavour visit England?
1833-5
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What took his eye there?
Their industry, especially their railway between Manchester and London
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In 1850, what was he elected minister of?
Agriculture, Trade and the Navy
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At this time, what did he manage to do?
He managed to increase imports and exports by 300% in the time of 1850-9
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Who did he set up trade treaties with?
Britain and France, among others
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In 1851-2 he was elected what?
Minister of Finance, this is where he gained the loan to build railways
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The railway, what major cities did this link?
Piedmont with Milan, Genoa and French border
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What else was built in 1857?
Canals
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Which war did Cavour become involved with?
The Crimean War
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When was this and why did he join?
1854-6 and by Victor Emmanuel II
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What was the result of this war?
Cavour gained a seat at the peace conference
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When was this conference?
1856 at Paris
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Who did he make further acquaintance with here?
Napoleon III
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They kept in touch, but after two years what happened?
Napoleon invited Cavour to an ultra-secret meeting
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What was this meeting called?
Plombieres
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When was this?
1858
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How did this meeting first come about?
An assassination attempt was made on Napoleon's life by a man named Orsini who persuaded Napoleon if he supported Piedmont it would gain a great deal by weakening Austria (their enemy)
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What were some of the terms in this pact?
Napoleon's middle aged cousin would gain Vic. Emmanuel II's teenage daughter. Nice and Savoy would be handed over to France in return for 200,000 troops. Austria had to been seen as the aggressor
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