italy and ww1

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who were italy in an alliance with in ww1?
germany and austria hungary
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why were was the treaty defunct
claimed austria hungary broke the term of the treaty by attacking serbia without consulting italy
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who were satisfied with neutrality
some liberals icluding former pm giolitti with most catholics and socialists much of the army and business men thought they werent ready
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why was there a fear if the triple alliance won
strengthen austrias resistance to revision of boarders with italy
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what was their fear if entente won
they would not be sympathetic to italians ambitions in the med
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why did italy join the entente
they would recieve trentino and trieste but other austrian lands they also promised further colonies
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when did italy join the war
may 1915
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how many italians signed up for war
5 million
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when was the armistice signed with austria
3rd november 1918
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how many men died and how many wounded
650,000 died and more than 1 million seriously wounded
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what was the national debt in 1914 and 1919
16 billion lira 85 billion lira
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what did the government do to help the debt and what did it cause
printed money and inflation
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what effect did inflation did have on italian people
destroyed savings hitting middle classes landowners suffered wages fell 25%
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how many people striked in 1919
1 million
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how much did socialist trade union increase by
from 1/4 of a million to 2 million
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how much did the socialist party membership rise by
50,000 1914 to 200,000 in 1919
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what did the socialist want to change that giolitti tried to encourage pre war
giolitti wanted gradual change when socialists wanted a revolution and an overthrow of the liberal state
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what did the socialist want
a socialist republic dictatorship of the working class private businesses and landed estates banned and wealth shared
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how many votes did the socialists gain in the november 1919 election
156
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