Early revolutions in Italy

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When and where did the revolutions begin?
Naples in 1920 January
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What did King Ferdinand do to the church?
Increase their power in censorship
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What sort of censorship control ?
In magazines, newspapers overall cutting of free speech
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Ferdinand also cut back on public spending why?
Because he was short on money
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Another cause was because of the 1812 what revolution?
Spanish
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Who was the revolution led by?
The carbonari
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In July, what did Ferdinand do?
Give into the revolutionaries
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He granted them a constitution basing it on?
The 1812 Spanish one
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This constitution limited ?
King's power
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For a while, revolutionaries..?
Succeeded
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A separate revolution began where?
Sicily
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Why were people rebelling?
Because they desperately wanted independence from Naples and King Ferdinand
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Riots began in P___ and what happened to the city?
Palermo, took over the city
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Offices were?
Burnt down
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A meeting in Oct__ 18__
October 1820
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Consisted of members of m?
Middle classes
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It was settled that Sicily should never?
Become independent
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The T____ Agreement was settled amongst who?
Troppau. Great Powers
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It was agreed that they would become what with revolutions?
Involved
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Which is why Austria were?
Responsible for destroying almost every revolt
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What other state was the only state which revolted in the 1820s?
Piedmont
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It was because Victor Emmaneul I was what?
Very reactionary
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Emmanuel also declared what? (about old constitution)
That it would be returned
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Revolutionaries took over which town?
Alessandria
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Proclaiming what?
The Kingdom of Italy
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The also declared war on whom?
Austria
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Victor Emmanuel saw this situation as helpless and what?
Abdicated
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The revolutionary liberals now turned their attention to whom?
Charles Albert
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But he was not the rightful heir, who was?
Charles Felix
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What did Felix do when he returned to Piedmont finding Albert in the throne?
He denounced Albert, asking for help from Metternich
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Metternich returned, Albert fled and what happened to the revolutionaries?
They were supressed
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What did King Ferdinand do to the church?

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Increase their power in censorship

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Ferdinand also cut back on public spending why?

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Another cause was because of the 1812 what revolution?

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