Flashcards in The Achievemet Of Italian Unification Deck (11)
Why did Rome not become a part of Italy until 1870?
Rome remained under French protection
Pope Pius refused to negotiate
French troops remained in Italy until 1866
Why did Venetia not become part of untied Italy until 1866?
Venetia was ruled by Austria who had a larger army and more resources
Te only say Austria would give up Venetia would be to France, Italy relationship with France was strongest at this point
France had a large enough army to beat them at this point
Explain why piedmont allied with Prussia in 1866?
Gain Venetia to be able to defeat Austria
Ally against Austria
Fight as one nation
Opportunity to show what the new kingdom of Italy could do
Explain why Prussia sought an alliance with piedmont in 1866?
Large army and navy
Austria attacked on two fronts easy to defeat
France and England support the because of piedmont
Explain why piedmont sought an alliance with Prussia
Small vs larger
Austria focusing more on Prussia
Explain why Venetia became part of Italy in 1866?
Organisation of treaty of Bismarck
Piedmontese alliance with Prussia
Prussia defeated Austria
Explain why Rome did not become part of Italy
Popes influence round Europe
Why where there French troops in Italy till 1870?
Napoleon was a good catholic
Pope against unification
Why was piedmont defeated
Strength of Austria
Never fought as unified country
How was Italy unified in 1870?
Standardised weights and measures
One army and navy
Piedmontese debt become national debt
Trade Barriers removed
One set of laws