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1

Who was the king of Piedmont in 1848?

Charles Albert

2

What was the Statuto?

Constitution

3

Why did Charles Albert abdicate?

Loss against Austria in Lombardy

4

Who succeeded Charles Albert in 1848?

His son, Victor Emmanuel II

5

Why did Austria allow Piedmont to keep the Statuto? (2 reasons)

Austrian fear of uprisings and upsetting the liberal French

6

What was the difference between the upper and lower house in parliament?

Upper = appointed by King, Lower = elected

7

Give two reasons why thousands of liberals fled to Piedmont in the 1850s.

Free press, Statuto, legal equality

8

Give the main reason why Mazzini lost support in the 1850s.

too radical - still trying to push a republic

9

Why was radicalism less popular in the 1850s?

failed attempts caused some radicals to lose faith, fear of upsetting foreigners, constitutional monarch seemed more viable.

10

Where were 20,000 French troops stationed throughout the 1850s? (up to 1870)

Rome

11

The pope 'excommunicated# all revolutions and revolutionaries. What does this mean?

Not allowed to be members of the Catholic Church.

12

Other than Rome, what other foreigner is still in Italy and where?

Austria in Lombardy and Venetia, with influence over the Duchies