Uniting Italy - problems

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What was the main problem with the South of Italy?
They had a backwards economy and social status. Majority of adult population were illiterate
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What was made compulsory for children?
Education, for at least 2 years
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Who were the Brigands?
They were bandits who lived in forests and mountains. Some of the members were leftovers from Garibaldi's redshirts, also local peasants who were trying to escape Piedmont's new tax system
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How were the previous problems solved?
Cavour sent about 120,000 troops where the Brigands War (1860-5) broke out. Brigands defeated. South heavily taxed and removal of people's liberty
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What were the issues regarding the church?
The pope rejected the Kingdom of Italy, advised people to rise up against it. Released a pamphlet called "Syllabus of Errors"
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What was the 'Syllabus of Errors'?
it contained information where the pope rejected liberalism, claimed the right to control education and refused any other religions
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How was the church issue solved?
The pope distanced himself from the government
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How was Venetia united with the rest of Italy?
There was a war about to begin with Austria and Prussia because Prussia's chancellor, Bismarck, had a desire to control Germany.
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What happened in the process?
Napoleon III met with Bismarck and made an agreement for neutrality and in return France would receive Venice. Napoleon did the same with Austria. Austria lost to Prussia and had to hand over Venice to France to pass onto Italy
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How was Rome unified?
Before the actual uniting with Rome was carried out, a couple of attemps had been made for seize Rome - both by Garibaldi - however due to the 20,000 French troops, the attempts were crushed
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How did Rome actually become united with Italy?
Since Bismarck had a desire for Germanic control, he lured Napoleon into a war in 1870. The French troops in Rome had to leave it defenceless because of their assistance in the war. Prime Minister Lanza, took Rome, 1870, declared it Italy's capital
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