Flashcards in Book 2 The Legacy of 1848 Deck (12)
Who was the king of Piedmont in 1848?
What was the Statuto?
Why did Charles Albert abdicate?
Loss against Austria in Lombardy
Who succeeded Charles Albert in 1848?
His son, Victor Emmanuel II
Why did Austria allow Piedmont to keep the Statuto? (2 reasons)
Austrian fear of uprisings and upsetting the liberal French
What was the difference between the upper and lower house in parliament?
Upper = appointed by King, Lower = elected
Give two reasons why thousands of liberals fled to Piedmont in the 1850s.
Free press, Statuto, legal equality
Give the main reason why Mazzini lost support in the 1850s.
too radical - still trying to push a republic
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.
Where were 20,000 French troops stationed throughout the 1850s? (up to 1870)
The pope 'excommunicated# all revolutions and revolutionaries. What does this mean?
Not allowed to be members of the Catholic Church.