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Unification Movements - Italian unification

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  • Submitted: 28/06/2004
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GCSE International relations 1900-1939

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Unification Movements

Italian unification

* Background

* After Napoleon, the Italian states were controlled by France.

* Effect:

* 1. They experienced the unity under the rule of an efficient government.

* 2. They felt that they disliked being ruled by foreign countries, therefore nationalist feeling was aroused.

* After the Congress of Vienna in 1815-16, they were divided into 8 states and the northern part of Italy was controlled by Austria-Hungary.

* Again, they disliked the alien rule and wanted to be independent. The nationalist movement began.

* In 1820-30s, the Carbonari was formed in Naples. They carried out a series of revolutions, but all of them failed because they lacked organization and mass support. There was also no capable leader.

* In 1831, Mazzini formed the Society of Young Italy (it was more popular). He believed that the revolutions failed because the people in the Italian states had no strong nationalism. Therefore he spread nationalism throughout Italy.

* Mazzini wanted to set up the Republic of Italy to unify Italy into one country and planned to revolt. He planned to attack Piedmont (the strongest, independent

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