Flashcards in Book 1 Italy 1796-1832 Deck (40)
Where was the revolt led by Enrico Misley?
What did revolutions in Bologna achieve in the short term?
An elected assembly, reformed finance system and fairer legal system.
Who suppressed most of the 1830-32 revolutions?
List the 6 reasons why the revolutions failed.
Localised, moderate, lacked popular support, ill-equipped, French failure and Austrian power
Explain the Risorgimento.
National uprising which comes from the Italian people.
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.
Who wrote, The Prince, complaining of foreign rule during French occupation in the 15th century.
Why is Verdi significant?
Anti-Austrian messages through opera.
Who were the Congresso degli Scienziata?
Congress of Science, spoke in Italian at meetings and encouraged moderate nationalism.