Fascist Italy

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When was Risorgimento ?
1870
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What was risorgimento?
The re-birth and rennicance of Italian strength, looking to regain the domination of the Roman Empire.
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Other names for risorgimento?
unification of Italy, Italia irridenta
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Why was Risorgimento flawed?
North and south divide was too great for Italy to have been unitied. It was implimented with the intension of just expanding the North. The languge barrier between North and south meant the south did't even know what Italy meant. austria had part.
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What was the differences between the North and south?
NOrth had...better living standards, and education, more industrialisation, they richer,better communication.
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When did Italy Join the Triple Allience ?
1882
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When, and what was the new liberal government called?
1883, transformismo.
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What was Transformismo?
An informal personal gathering of people with no ties to political constitutiocncies
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How was it tied together?
Gentlemens agreements
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How was the Transformismo govt based?
on britains govt, benefiting themselves more than everyone else, Moving right to left wing how they pleased.
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How was Transformismo flawed?
Looked weak, found it hard to agree on decisions, creating a divide between real italy and political italy, brought few advantages.
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How did the pope react, when?
1886, pope forbid Catholics to vote in govt elections, as his protest against the new liberal govt, however revised that decision when here was a threat of communist revolution.
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When was wheat tarrifs introduced? why?
1887, because production of wheat in canada and Russa was driving prices down, so wheat tarrifs on imports protected italian business.
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When, what happend at the defeat of Adowa ?
1896, they were defeated . 4600 troops, 289 officers killed, living prisoners castrated ,hung. Terrible humiliation, only country to be defeatd when Empire bulding.
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When was the first Italian sugar refinary set up?
1891
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Investment widened when/
1893
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When and what was the PSI?
Italian socialist party, set up 1895
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