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Risorgimento 1815 It was the political and social movement that consolidated different states of the Italian peninsula into the single state of the Kingdom of Italy in the 19th century. AKA Italian Unification
Camillo Cavour 1861 Italian statesman whose exploitation of international rivalries and of revolutionary movements brought about the unification of Italy under the House of Savoy, with himself as the first prime minister of the new kingdom.
Austro-Sardinian Warn 1859 This campaign led to the unification of Italy and the foundation of the Red Cross. It was the first war in which both sides used the new industrial technologies of railways, the telegraph, and rifled weapons.
Napoleon III Elected president of the Second French Republic in 1848
Giuseppe Garibaldi 1861 Italian patriot whose conquest of Sicily and Naples led to the formation of the Italian state
Red Shirts 1843 Formed by Giuseppe Garibaldi used in war
Austro-Prussian War 1866 Advancements in technology, needle gun for Austria. Both sides are using trains and telegraphs
King Victor Emmanuel II 1861 Assumed title of King of Italy and became the first king of a united Italy since the 6th century
Franco-Prussian War 1870 A conflict between France and Prussia that signaled the rise of German military power and imperialism. It was provoked by Otto von Bismarck as part of his plan to create a unified German Empire.
Crimean War 1853 It was fought by an alliance of Britain, France, Turkey and Sardinia against Russia. It broke out in October 1853
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