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Italian Unification

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Ottoman Empire
nation that Greece gains its independence from, upsets the balance of power in Europe
Catholic Religion
common binding factor for the Italians
Giuseppe Mazzini
founder of Young Italy, 'soul of the Italian Unification'
Camillo Benso Cavour
Prime Minister under Victor Emmanuel II, a brilliant diplomat who made an alliance with France to help throw off Austrian domination
Nice and Savoy
territories that France gained for helping the Italians throw off Austrian domination
Risorgimento
Italian movement for unification, a resurgence in Italian nationalism, also a publication
Garibaldi
'sword of the Italian Unification', conquers Southern Italy and forces French Troops out of Rome
Red Shirts
Name for Garibaldi's army
Constitutional Monarchy
type of government Italy had right after the unification
Prince Metternich
conservative Prince of Austria
Democracy
type of government Young Italy wanted
Young Italy
secret organization that wanted to end Austrian Domination and create a democratic form of government
Victor Emmanuel II
King of Sardinia-Piedmont who Italy was united under
France
Ruled over Rome until 1871