Italian Unification 1860-71 Factual Revision Quizzes & Flashcards

Tests & Quizzes - Part 4...

...On the events of 1860-71 as part of revision for the OCR AS level History paper on Italian Unification.

This resource contains 30 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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In 1860, the tactic that Cavour used to gain control of the Central Duchies
Plebiscites
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The alternative name given to Garibaldi's Red Shirts, the ....
Thousand
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The name of Garibaldi's trusted deputy, who persuaded him to go and capture Sicily following an insurrection in 1860
Crispi
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Which nationality's Merchant Navy did Garibaldi's ships inadvertently use to ensure safe passage passed the Neapolitans and onto Sicily
British
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The name of Cavour's envoy sent to (unsuccessfully) negotiate the annexation of Sicily to Piedmont in July 1860
La Farina
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The month in 1860 in which Garibaldi and his troops took Naples
September
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The battle where the Piedmontese army decisively beat the army of the Papal States in September 1860
Castelfidaro
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The battle in October 1860 where Garibaldi's army decisively beat the Neapolitan army
Volturno
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The place where, on the 26th October 1860, Victor Emmanuel II and Garibaldi met to discuss a compramise
Teano
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The name of Garibaldi's home island
Caprera
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The name of the Piedmontese General who, following the handing over of the South to Piedmont, ordered any Neapolitan soldier carrying a weapon to be shot
Cialdini
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The name of the rebel war that lasted in the South between 1861-65, and took more lives than the wars of unification
Brigands
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Approximately what percentage of 'Italians' spoke Italian in 1860
Two
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The name given to the changing of the old states into Piedmontese states
Piedmontisation
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The name of the local government officials who ran areas on behalf of the crown as part of the unified Italy
Prefects
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In June 1861, Cavour died, but of what disease?
Malaria
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The name of the man who took control of Piedmont after Cavour's death (and after a brief spell in office by Ricasoli)
Rattazzi
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The famous Italian phrase used by Garibaldi to inspire troops to capture Rome
Roma o Morte
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In 1871, which a tunnel through which mountain finally economically linked France and Italy
Mont Cenis
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In 1867, a reforming act was passed that began the what?
Nationalisation of Church Lands
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The name of the Prussian trading agrrement that Austria sought to destroy in th 1860s, but failed when Bavaria, Nassau & Hesse finally joined up in 1864
Zollverein
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Bismark met Napoleon in October 1865 to broker an anti-Austrian deal. Where did they meet?
Biarritz
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The name of the battle where the outnumbered Austrian army defeated & humiliated the Italian army (clue: there was previously a battle here)
Custozza
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France gained control of Venice from Austria and handed it over to Italy. Name the place where, shortly afterwards, the Italian navy was humiliated by the Austrians
Lissa
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The name of the war which ultimately allowed Italian troops to take Rome
Franco-Prussian
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The name of the council that met in 1869 to try and support the Pope
Vatican Council
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The battle on 3rd November 1867 where Garibaldi's troops attempted to take Rome but were 'mown down' by the French
Mentana
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The alternative name given to Garibaldi's Red Shirts, the ....

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Thousand

Card 3

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The name of Garibaldi's trusted deputy, who persuaded him to go and capture Sicily following an insurrection in 1860

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Card 4

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Which nationality's Merchant Navy did Garibaldi's ships inadvertently use to ensure safe passage passed the Neapolitans and onto Sicily

Back

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Card 5

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The name of Cavour's envoy sent to (unsuccessfully) negotiate the annexation of Sicily to Piedmont in July 1860

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Preview of the front of card 5
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Hamish Graham

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I think that this is brilliant! I recommend it to anyone who needs refreshing for their AS coarse. Thank you Sach

Hamish Graham

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