Roman Republic

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How did a revolution in the Papal States begin?
The Pope's chief minister was murdered
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Who was this minister?
Rossi
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When was he assassinated?
End of 1848
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What was the Pope's reaction?
He fled in fear of his life
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Where to?
Seeking refuge in Naples
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Meanwhile, who returned after years in exile?
Mazzini
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Was was he elected the head of?
Triumvirate
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What did this mean?
A governing group of men
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How long was Mazzini in power for?
100 Days
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What was the name of the place he founded?
Roman Republic
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Alongside whom?
Garibaldi
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What were some of the beneficial things he did for Rome?
Abolish the death penalty; tax reform the poor
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How was the Republic crushed?
By the French aiming at helping the Pope who asked for help
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Which three places did he ask for help?
France, Spain and Naples
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How many troops were sent to Rome?
20,000
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When did the Republic end?
June 1849
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