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31

Where was the revolt led by Enrico Misley?

Modena

32

What did revolutions in Bologna achieve in the short term?

An elected assembly, reformed finance system and fairer legal system.

33

Who suppressed most of the 1830-32 revolutions?

Austrians

34

List the 6 reasons why the revolutions failed.

Localised, moderate, lacked popular support, ill-equipped, French failure and Austrian power

35

Explain the Risorgimento.

National uprising which comes from the Italian people.

36

Why was the medieval writer Dante significant?

Talked about 'Italian' language and wrote in Italian. Recognised common culture and customs. Hoped a German emperor would one day unite Italy.

37

Who wrote, The Prince, complaining of foreign rule during French occupation in the 15th century.

Machiavelli

38

Why is Verdi significant?

Anti-Austrian messages through opera.

39

Who were the Congresso degli Scienziata?

Congress of Science, spoke in Italian at meetings and encouraged moderate nationalism.

40

What were the Gli Annali and the Politecnico?

Journals that stressed the importance of economic growth such as the wine industry Chianti.