Italian Unification 1831-49 Factual Revision Quizzes & Flashcards

Tests & Quizzes - Part 2...

...On the lead up to and events of the 1848/9 revolutions as part of revision for the OCR AS level History paper on Italian Unification.

This resource contains 50 different questions on the period in question and can be used as Flashcards, a quiz, a crossword & a wordsearch. You should (hopefully) get different questions each time you do a quiz. 

Also check out Mr Podesta's Italian Unification Podcasts & PowerPoints - http://ictforlearning.org.uk/italy/

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The group, founded by Giuseppe Mazzini in 1831, whose aims included to remove Austria from Italy and to spread the ideals of Risorgimento
Young Italy
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The group which Mazzini joined in 1827 (though he later became disillusioned with them and started his own)
Carbonari
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The famous warrior and nationalist who led a failed Young Italy coup in Genoa in 1834
Garibaldi
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The state where a Young Italy coup failed in 1833, and subsequently where twelve of the members who were caught were executed
Piedmont-Sardinia
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The name of the leader of Piedmont-Sardinia after 1831
Charles Albert
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The city where Mazzini predominantly lived from 1834-49
London
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The surname of the brothers who deserted the Austrian Navy (they were officers) and led a failed attack on Calabria in 1844, where they were matyred
Bandera
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The composer of the patriotic Opera 'Nabucco'
Verdi
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The author and nationalist who campaigned for an Italian Confederation led by the Pope
Gioberti
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The intellectual who wanted a Piedmont led Federation with a strong Constitutional Monarchy
Balbo
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The Prime Minister of Piedmont and nationalist who aimed for political change engineered from above
D'Azeglio
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The Pope elected in 1846
Pius IX
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The first temporal act by the new Pope in 1846, the release of ...
Political Prisoners
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In 1847, the next 'liberal reform' in the Papal States, the removal of Church ...
Press censorship
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The main socio-economic problem in 1846 that led to widespread discontent
Harvest
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The Sicilian city where revolution occurred on 12th January 1848
Palermo
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The month in 1848 in which Sicilian elections for the new Provisional Government took place
March
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The month in 1848 in which King Ferdinand II launched his attack on Sicily
September
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The nickname given to Ferdinand II
King Bomba
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As a result of Austrian activity in Ferarra, what did the Pope refuse to do in January 1848?
Allow Austrian troops to help Naples
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The name of the Piedmontese Constitution, implemented as a result of public pressure by Charles Albert in 1848
Il Statuto
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The percentage of the population who could vote for members of the lower house
Two
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As a result of the Austrian's unwillingness to cooperate in the formation of a constitution in Lombardy, what famous event occurred?
Tobacco Riots
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The location of the 5 day anti-Austrian riots in Lombardy, starting on 17th March 1848
Milan
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The name of the leader of the Venetian Republic
Danielli Manin
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The Austrian who resigned on 13th March 1848
Metternich
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The Province that invaded Lombardy and declared war on Austria on 22nd March 1848
Piedmont
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The fort to where Radetsky withdrew from with his Austrian forces that had been guarding Lombardy & Venetia
Quadrilatera
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What was issued on 29th April 1848?
Papal Allocution
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Which battle took place on 24th July 1848?
Custozza
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Which battle took place in May 1848?
Goito
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The Armistice of ... , signed on 11th August 1848 between Austria and Piedmont
Salasco
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The Autrian Prime Minister as of November 1848
Schwarzenberg
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The Prime Minister of Piedmont, who persuaded Charles Albert to attack Austria for a second time
Gioberti
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Which battle occurred on 23rd March 1849?
Novara
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Charles Albert abdicated after his military failures in favour of who?
Victor Emmanuel II
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The reparations payed by Piedmont to Austria (to the nearest million francs)
Sixty-Five
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The prime minister of the Papal States who was murdered on 15th November 1848
Rossi
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The man who founded the revolutionary government of the Roman Republic
Galletti
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Who fled to Gaeta in November 1848?
Pope
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Name the three people who formed the Triumvirate
Mazzini, Armellini, Saffi
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The location of a short-lived revolt in October 1848
Tuscany
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What was the size of the French King's army, sent to aid the Pope against the Roman Republic, to the nearest thousand?
Twenty
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For how many months did Garibaldi 'inspire' his men to fight the French army and protect the Roman Republic?
Two
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The 'heroic retreat' of 3rd July 1849 from the Roman Republic was led by...
Garibaldi
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In what month in 1849 did Venice surrender to Austria?
August
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Which famous philosopher stated that the Roman Republic had been 'an attempt against property, against the Bourgeois order'?
Marx
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The group which Mazzini joined in 1827 (though he later became disillusioned with them and started his own)

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Carbonari

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The famous warrior and nationalist who led a failed Young Italy coup in Genoa in 1834

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Card 4

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The state where a Young Italy coup failed in 1833, and subsequently where twelve of the members who were caught were executed

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Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

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The name of the leader of Piedmont-Sardinia after 1831

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Preview of the front of card 5
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