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Cavour's Diplomacy and Garibaldi's Ideas and Italian Unification - Cavour's Diplomacy and Garibaldi's Ideas and Italian Unification The historical view of Italian Unification like other revolutionary processes of the nineteenth century has become a mix of both exaggerated myth and fact. With hindsight historians can now detach themselves sufficiently from events to distinguish, objectively which figures in the Risorgimento allowed it to result in the United Kingdom of Italy in 1870. Any historical movement is a culmination of events and combination of different figures....   [tags: Giuseppe Garibaldi Count Camillo Benso di Cavour]
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Biography of Giuseppe Garibaldi - ... He managed to escape to South America, where he lived from 1836 to 1848.(Garibaldi 9). There he took part in Brazilian struggles. Garibaldi as a soldier and naval captain helped fight for the breakaway of the state of Rio Grande, in its struggle to free itself from the Brazilian empire. In all this times and on his adventures he managed to run off with Anna Maria Ribeiro da Silva, a married women, who remained his companion in battle until her death (Denis Mack Smith 1). He also helped Uruguay in its war against Argentina, commanding its small navy and later, an Italian legion at Montevideo....   [tags: sailer, france, admirers] 987 words
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The Life of Garibaldi - The Life of Garibaldi Giuseppe Garibaldi was born in Nice, France in 1807. He spent most of his youth as a sailor on Mediterranean merchant ships. In 1883 he joined Young Italy, the movement organised by the Italian revolutionary Giuseppe Mazzini. He believed that all Italian people should be free and that Italyshould not only be independent, but also an integrated republic. Italyhad been left completely fragmented by the settlements reached at Congress of Vienna in 1815. The congress had divided territory among the victors of the Napoleonic Wars....   [tags: Papers] 699 words
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Garibaldi's Speech in 1860 - Garibaldi's Speech in 1860 There are many significant events and victories that surround Garibaldi’s speech that was made in Naples. The year of 1860 proved to be a very important year for Garibaldi and the people of Italy. It is the year that the individual states of Italy were brought to unification and existed as one country....   [tags: Papers] 1013 words
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Giuseppe Garibaldi - Giuseppe Garibaldi “The Sword” of Italian Unification ”My goal, which was, I believe, shared by most italians at that time, was to unite the country and rid it of foreign powers. Those who gave Italy her freedom would earn her people’s gratitude” (Garibaldi, page 6). During the age of Italian unification, there were three men who fought for her (Italy’s) freedom. Those men were Cavour the brains, Mazzini the soul, and Garibaldi the sword (Chastain). Giuseppe Garibaldi was born in Nice in 1807 (Garibaldi, page 173)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Contribution of Cavour, Garibaldi and Napoleon III to the Unification of Italy - The Contribution of Cavour, Garibaldi and Napoleon III to the Unification of Italy The “Risorgimento” or “Resurrection” culminated in the declaration of the Kingdom of Italy and was finalized and put beyond all doubt when Rome, capital of the Papal States, was conquered in 1870. There were three key members of this gradual process who made the unification of Italy possible. Cavour, born into a noble Piedmontese family, started his career in the military but, due to his liberal views he was forced to leave and he resigned in 1831....   [tags: Free Essays] 395 words
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The Beginning of Nationalism - ... Wilhelm notes “It will now be my task to see to it that this place in the sun shall remain our indisputed possession (Doc 11).” For, the involvement in trade and retrieving outside resources could accommodate to Germany’s stature. As the growth of nationalism continued to spread and expand, it profoundly united citizens of the countries Germany and Italy. The Marzrevolution painting represented the 1848 Berlin uprising (Doc 2). In the painting, bulks of people are shown clutching German flags, which are also raggedly scattered along the ground and also swaying at the top of tall buildings....   [tags: garibaldi, european countries, governments] 1763 words
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Camilo Di Cavour and The Italian Unification - The Italian unification was brought by Camilo Di Cavour who was named the prime minister by Sardinia’s king Victor Emmanuel. Cavour was a man who worked hard and tirelessly to help expand Sardinia’s power. Cavour’s skillful diplomacy and excellent chose of alliance and set about gaining northern Italy for Sardinia. Cavour realized after a while that the road block was Austria. So in 1858 napoleon 3 agreed to help drive out Austria from Northern Italy. Cavour provoked a war against the Austrians and french and Italy went to war and won two consecutive wars in row....   [tags: italian unification, politics] 707 words
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The Most Important Events in European History - Two of the most important events in European History are the unifications of Italy and Germany. Both were unified around the same time, and in ways that were both similar and different. The leaders of the two countries were the reason they were unified differently. Count Camillo Benso di Cavour, with the help of Guiseppe Garibaldi, brought about the unification of Italy. Otto von Bismarck is credited with finally uniting Germany. Cavour of Italy and Bismarck of Germany used more similar methods than different methods to unify their countries....   [tags: unification, military, diplomacy] 679 words
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Italian Unification - Before 1860 Italy was a collection of independent states controlled by other European powers or the rich noble families of the region. After Napoleon’s defeat in 1815, the Congress of Vienna split Italy into eight independent states with major influences from the surrounding powers of Spain, France and especially Austria. Uprisings against the state governments swept the country, but were suppressed by the Habsbergs1 in Northern Italy. This however, was soon to change. Giuseppe Mazzini, Count Camilo Benso Cavour and Giuseppe Garibaldi organized and inspired the people of Italy to unite and support a solid constitution which was not only key to unification but gave long term stability to Ita...   [tags: independent states, Giuseppe Mazzini,]
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Nationalism and Unification - Nationalism and unification affected the United States, Italy, and Germany drastically throughout the 1800`s. Nationalism is known as an ideology, a sentiment, a form of culture, or a social movement that focuses on a nation, according to Blank and Schmidt. (2003) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nationalism There are two forms of nationalism, such as desire for a certain group of peoples independence, and the desire of independent dominations for dominance and prestige. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nationalism In the United States unification played a role in the American Civil war which occurred 1861-1865, 625 000 soldiers died in this war....   [tags: 1800's History] 895 words
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Contrasting NGO Environments in Brazil - The fifth part of this research series will focus on contrasting nongovernmental organization (NGO) environments. More specifically, the assignment will further explore the relationships between business, government, and NGOs in Brazil. Using prior assignments as the basis this paper will aim to further explore the country’s geopolitical environment and its impact on NGOs operation. Brazil Brazil, as previously introduced, is located centrally in South America. It is both, the largest and most populous nation on the continent, “sharing common borders with every South American country except Chile and Ecuador” (CIA World Factbook, 2013)....   [tags: Culture Conflicts, Social Alliance]
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The Frech Revolution and Nationalism - Nationalism is a unifying term that looks to create a national community by sharing the history of the nation, its religion, language, and common culture. As the nineteenth century moved away from the Enlightenment and the universalism that came with it, nationalism was inspired by the freethinking Romantics. Although the ideology of nationalism started off along side liberalism, it grew to be accepted by both liberals and conservatives as the nineteenth century moved along. Nationalism became established during the French Revolution in response to social and economic changes....   [tags: Movement in Europe, Culture] 811 words
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Italian Unification - Italian unification 1) There were a number of reasons as to the fact that Italian unification seemed so far away in the early 1850s, and reasons why nobody felt that Italy as one state would ever be possible. There had been a number of attempted uprisings between 1948 and 49, however all of these had been unsuccessful. The area that is now Italy was still separate parts, each part with their own culture and traditions. Around ninety percent of the population were uneducated and many did not even know the term Italy, many of these people did not have any concerns over who ruled them, and just wished to be ruled well....   [tags: Italy History] 2320 words
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The Major Obstacles to the Italian Movements in the Period 1815-70 - The Major Obstacles to the Italian Movements in the Period 1815-70 Since the Vienna Settlement of 1815 overlooked the growth of nationalism in Italy, the Italians started to unify themselves. Although they faced many obstacles both internally and externally, these obstacles were overcome by 1870. The Risorgimento, which means a revival glory and prestige of the old days, was a success. Internally, the unification movement faced the problem of localism. The Vienna Settlement made localism a prevailing idea after 1815....   [tags: Papers] 842 words
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Athletes and Steroids - If Rob Garibaldi had one wish it would be to play major league baseball. Growing up he played baseball throughout high school and college. There was one problem. He wasn’t as big as the other players. Beginning in his junior year of high school he was strongly influenced to take supplements to increase his strength. A few years later, after continued use of steroids, his life started to spiral out of control. He was feeling very depressed, struggling academically, and had become very aggressive....   [tags: persuasive, argumentative essays]
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Nationalism in Europe - Nationalism is the idea that a people who have much in common, such as language, culture and geographic proximity ought to organize in such a way that it creates a stable and enduring state. Nationalism is tied to patriotism, and it is the driving force behind the identity of a culture. Nationalism had many effects in Europe from 1815, The Congress of Vienna and beyond. In the following essay I will describe many of the consequences of nationalism on European identity, as well as some of the conflicts that it created....   [tags: History of Europe, Change] 915 words
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Nationalism in Europe - Nationalism in Europe Nineteenth century Europe, exploding with Nationalism, shows us how powerful a nation can be when united for a common cause. Nationalism is the love and devotion to ones country, where devotion stands for the spirit to protect the needs and ideals of the nation. Nationalism acted as a unifying force in Europe for much of the nineteenth century when unification movements were frequent. The unification of Italy and Germany, are prime examples of nationalism at work. By the end of the French revolution and Napoleanic wars, nationalism was growing rampant among the neighboring countries of France leading to an increasing amount of unification motions....   [tags: Papers] 883 words
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Unification of Italy and Germany - Unification of Italy and Germany By 1871 both the kingdom of Italy and the empire of Germany were united. Even though both countries used popular trends to that time, both liberalism and nationalism, the process unifying these two countries was very different. The end result was Germany emerging as a strong nation and Italy appropriately, the weaker. Italy’s problems started with the fact that it didn’t have one main ruler, but two people and a concept, resulting in a different approach to the unification....   [tags: History]
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Unification of Italy - Italy, before its process of revolution began, was mostly ruled by foreign powers and absolute monarchs. The country’s citizens decided they wanted a change in their government and freedom from the many rulers they experienced. In the beginning, the revolt was not organized and resulted in failure until they united and fought as one large group. With the help of some historical revolutionaries such as Mazzini, Garibaldi, Cavour and the combination of multiple independence wars, Italy finally saw a reconstruction of its government and a unification of the nation....   [tags: Austrian Rule, Period of Risorgimento]
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Multidrug-resistant Streptococcus Pneumoniae - Introduction Streptococcus pneumoniae is Gram-positive bacteria, which takes spherical shape, normally present in the form of pairs. These bacteria exist naturally in the respiratory tract, but it may become a pathogenic bacteria in the event of increased its density. These bacteria associated with different types of infections, such as pneumonia, chronic middle ear infections, meningitis, bacteremia. Pneumonia is one of the six major causes leads to death in the United States and the first reason of death from infectious diseases (Garibaldi, 1995 ; Niederman, et al 1998 cited in American Thoracic Society, 2001)....   [tags: Gram-positive bacteria, ]
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The Rise of European Nationalism in the 19th Century - The rise of European nationalism in the 19th Century brought with it an overabundance amount of change that would definitively modify the course of history. The rise of nationalism in one country would rouse greater nationalism in another, which would in turn, motivate even greater nationalism in the first, progressively intensifying the cycle that eventually concluded in a World War. Nationalism as an ideology produced international competition which inspired absolute allegiance to an individual’s nation state....   [tags: loyalty, empowerment, unified] 601 words
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The Rise of Democracy in Britain - The Rise of Democracy in Britain The dynamic course of the nineteenth century set off a revolution within the realm of British politics. Foreign influence and domestic transformation created a situation where individual interests were forced into the public sphere for political reconciliation. The shift towards democratic government was largely unscripted because Britain had no written constitution to guide its path. Thus, Britain’s pursuit of democracy was not prescribed by any rules or written precedents....   [tags: British Politics Papers] 1424 words
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Explanation of the Intellectual Foundation and Methods that Were Used in the Organization Under Benito Mussolini. - Benito Mussolini is a rare case in which history would have taken a different course were it not for him. Before Mussolini's rise to power Italy was politically unstable and economically underdeveloped. Italy was unified late in the 1800s around the time of Mussolini's birth in 1883 and the time of Garibaldi's death in 1882. Although Italy successfully united the country on a map, there was a severe lack of unity within the country's boarders. Preexisting conflicts between north and south Italy were not abandoned with the unification....   [tags: fascist Italy, history]
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Impact of the French Revolution on the 19th Century Europe - ... He united the German states through a series of “wars of unification” against Denmark, France and Austria. (Acemoglu, 2009) In 1871, William I of Prussia became Kaiser of Germany and this marked the Second Reich. Nationalism also led to the unification of Italy. Although the Italian peninsula shared a common language, they haven’t been politically unified since the Ancient Roman era. By the early 1800s Italian nationalists were determined to build a new, unified Italy. The unification of Italy and Germany resulted in an uneven balance of power in Europe....   [tags: nationalism, language, territory] 885 words
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Why Did Italy Enter Into World War I? - Why did Italy enter into World War I if the majority of Italians were Against it. On the 28th of June 1914, the heir to the Austro – Hungarian throne, the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, was killed in Sarajevo by a Serbian Nationalist. This assassination, perceived as an internal threat by Austria – Hungary, led to the nearly immediate outbreak of the war. As members of the Triple Alliance, Germany declared war alongside Austria – Hungaria whereas Italy, even though it had been a member since 1882, declared its neutrality on the 4th of August justifying her position by the fact that “ the character of the Alliance is purely defensive”1 and that, therefore, she can only provide military support in...   [tags: World War One]
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Tuition on the Rise: A Cause of Turmoil - Tuition on the Rise: A Cause of Turmoil Today colleges are growing more and more necessary for attaining a solid path towards a successful career, yet the rapidly increasing cost of tuition is driving students away from their dream of attending college, due to the preposterous amount of money that is now being demanded by colleges across the nation and world as a whole. It is sad to see students being turned away from a successful future due to the money-hungry nature of the universities that dot the globe....   [tags: Colleges, Successful Careers, Education, School]
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The Exotic Appeal: Exoticism in Mexican Tourism - The tourist gaze of Mexico is of an exotic destination which consists of sun, beaches, tropical weather, and turquoise waters. Tourism in Mexico began in the 1970s and during the past two decades the country has become an exclaimed tourist destination. Currently, tourist revenues are the third-highest source of foreign exchange (Wilson, 2008, 6). Mexican tourism is predominately marketed to the United States (Swords & Mize, 55). These Western tourist visit Mexico to experience a sense of exoticism....   [tags: Exotic Destination, Beaches, Tourism]
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When in Rome or All of Italy - A trip to Italy is the trip of a lifetime. From visiting the Coliseum on the cobble stone roads of Rome to sipping a steamy cappuccino and people watching in the piazzas of Florence, any corner of this country is a sight to behold. The rugged geography, centuries of foreign rule, and diverse population are all important factors that contribute to Italian society. These elements combined with Italy’s rich history unite to create a colorful modern culture. Geography Italy is located in south-central Europe, which juts out into the Mediterranean Sea (Italy 2)....   [tags: tourism in Europe]
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Che: A Modern Day Robin Hood - It is a classic lesson that to understand a person, one must first learn to walk in their shoes. From literary masterpieces such as “To Kill a Mockingbird” to real life examples that people face everyday, it is known that one cannot justify a prejudice until they fully know the story behind it. To understand Ernesto “Che” Guevara and the political thinking he carries, one must have a deep analysis of the history of Latin America. Guevara’s thinking goes beyond Cuba’s borders, were today his figure is one to follow, with values and ideals thought of as impeccable....   [tags: Biography ]
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Biomedical Engineering: Prosthetics of the Future - ... The field essentially bridges the gap between technology and the human body, enabling it to go way beyond its limits. Many companies are diving into this highly speculative but profitable field to see what the future has in store. One person in particular who stands out from the crowd is biomedical engineer Dean Kamen (Stevens). He is at the forefront of the field developing everything from engines to a portable dialysis machine. Even Bill Gates has taken an interest in his work, and recently did an interview with him while visiting his company DEKA in New Hampshire (“Gates”)....   [tags: 3D printing revolution] 1156 words
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Stanislao Cannizzaro Quest for Knowledge - ... Assisting with investigations of Salicin and glucosides, Cannizzaro studied chemistry for the next two years. The summer break of 1847 in an attempt to return to Palermo to finish studies a revolutionary outbreak against the Bourbons ruptured and Cannizzaro became an artillery officer. When the rebellion failed and being condemned to death Cannizzaro fled to Marseilles and soon to Paris, where he researched cyanamide and successfully synthesized cyanamide. After a few years of exile, Cannizzaro returned to Italy and in 1851 accepted a position as professor of physics, chemistry, and mechanics at the Technical Institute in Alessandria....   [tags: chemistry, professor, sunto] 669 words
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The Civil War in America - Civil War: The Civil War (1861- 1865), was a defining event in American history. (History.com staff. 2009). The war was between states within America, based on their views on slavery. It started when Abraham Lincoln decreed that slavery will not be allowed in the United States of America. This outraged seven of the slave states which then separated themselves from the United States to create a new nation called the Confederate States of America. (McPherson, J. 2013) The Americas was then divided into two factions, the Union in the North of the United States and the Confederates in the southern parts of the United States and a few border states which were part of the Union but still allowe...   [tags: the unions, the confederates] 3120 words
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Nationalism and War - Nationalism and War Does nationalism have a relationship with the causes of the wars between 1792 and 1914. This can be disputed through the events of the French Revolution, the Napoleonic Wars, the unification struggles of Germany and Italy in the late 1800’s, the Alliance systems of the late 1800’s and the assassination of the Austrian archduke before the outbreak of World War 1. During the French Revolution in 1792, an effort was made to remove Austrian presence from French lands. This came about in part because King Louis XVI wanted to seek help from the Austrians to remove the reformers, persuading France to declare war on Austria....   [tags: Papers] 1094 words
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Otto Von Bismarck-German Unification-Nationalism - ... Many began to put aside the idealistic ideas of society and began to embrace the realities of society as competitive and combative. Under the calculated guidance of Otto von Bismarck, Germany would finally be on the promising path of unification. Plans for unification started long before Bismarck became the ruler of Prussia in 1862. The Germans had attempted unification twice in 1848 and 1849, but ultimately failed. Bismarck understood the movement to unify Germany would take more than talk, but a plan of action when he said …”the questions of the day are not decided by speeches and by the votes of the majority…they are decided by blood and iron.” (Bismarck, ) Bismarck political tactic...   [tags: Franco-Prussian wars] 695 words
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Reasons for the failure of 1848- 1849 revolutions in Italy - The revolutionaries in Italy had longstanding grievances, some were nationalists and some were liberals. Despite all having different ideas and aims they all resoundingly agreed that Italy needed change. The hopes of the various revolutionary groups had been raised by the election of Pope Pius and Charles Albert the King of Piedmont Sardinia. However, their hopes and resulting revolutions were crushed due to many concerning factors. A crushing factor of the failure of the revolutions was the trouncing of the Piedmontese army at both the battles of Novara and Custoza....   [tags: Italian History] 593 words
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Rising College Tuition - ... These Title IV institutions are for-profit universities that see the federal student aid as a good opportunity to make a quick profit off of the government by hiking up their tuition rates and other fees across the board. In addition, the radically increasing tuition has students reluctant to pay the heavy price of attaining a college education. “At the mean, a $100 increase in tuition and fees would lead to a decline in enrollment of about 0.25 percent, with larger effects at Research I universities” (Hemelt)....   [tags: Causes, Reaction, Problems ] 1101 words
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Francisco I. Madero - Franciso I. Madero The Rosary was born in the Property, Parras, Coahuila, in 1873. It belonged to a well-off family of agriculturists. It made studies of commerce in France and the United States. From 1904 it took part in political subjects of Coahuila. President of the Independent Democratic Party named, that was against the re-election of the governor, Miguel Cardinal red. He collaborated in the organ of that party: The Democrat, in whom he wrote political articles, spreading his ideas on the human rights, the vote and the freedom....   [tags: essays research papers] 686 words
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Italy During 1861-1870 - Italy During 1861-1870 There are a number of issues that must be encompassed into a study when asking how united Italy was, the most obvious asking whether it was geographically unified, but then it is also necessary to look deeper into the matter, and it is required to consider other issues about unification. The other main concerns, which we must consider, are more subtle, such as unity in the form of culture, economy, and politics, and these issues will be discussed in this essay....   [tags: Papers] 512 words
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Italian Unification - Italian Unification The Internet definition of Risorgimento is the “Italian unification or Risorgimento is a political and social process that brought to the unification of the Italian peninsula into a single nation, between 19th and the beginning of 20th century” During the early years, secret societies, such as the Carbonari, appeared and carried on revolutionary activities. The Italians shared a common and language and history due to the Roman Empire and many Italians still had memories of the ancient unity and glory which they once enjoyed....   [tags: Papers] 1940 words
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The Role of the Individual and Society in the Late 19th Century, Nationalism - The Role of the Individual and Society in the Late 19th Century, Nationalism A young boy of both German and Italian heritage opens a book on his ancestry. The earliest recordable links he can trace from his Italian and German roots are two tribes. The tribes are very similar in all aspects that he can discern. The German people have the same interests, occupations, religions, and traditions. Identical traits are seen in the Italian tribe. The boy questions, however, if these people can really be his ancestors....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Causes in the Rise of Italian Fascism: 1870 to 1922 - 1. Introduction 1870 is a year to remember in Italian history: indeed, on 20 September 1870, the Italian army marched into Rome and captured the city, completing the unification process begun by Garibaldi and his Thousand in Sicily ten years earlier, in 1860. Obviously, the newly united Italian state was greeted with much celebration. Unfortunately, it was also only a start. In truth, fundamental problems still plagued the country and had to be addressed if complete hegemony was to be achieved: firstly, the new Kingdom of Italy suffered from extreme backwardness and secondly, it was still deeply divided....   [tags: European History] 2984 words
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Mussolini and Hitler - Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler As World War II (WWII) approached, Mussolini announced his intention of annexing Malta, Corsica, and Tunis. He spoke of creating a "New Roman Empire" that would stretch east to Palestine and south through Libya and Egypt to Kenya. In April 1939, after a brief war, he annexed Albania, a campaign which strained his military. His armed forces are generally considered to have been unprepared for combat when the German invasion of Poland led to World War II. Mussolini thus decided to remain 'non-belligerent' until he was quite certain which side would win....   [tags: essays research papers] 809 words
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Role of Immigrants in the American Civil War - Role of Immigrants in the American Civil War For minorities, as for other Americans, the Civil War was an opportunity to prove their valor and loyalty. Among the first mustered into the Union Army were a De Kalb regiment of German American clerks, the Garibakdi Guards made up of Italian Americans, a "Polish Legion," and hundreds of Irish American youths form Boston and New York. But in Ohio and Washington, D.C., African American volunteers were turned away from recruiting stations and told, "This is a white man's war." Some citizens questioned the loyalty of immigrants who lived in crowded city tenements until an Italian American from Brooklyn turned that around....   [tags: American America History] 558 words
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Uprising of Piedmont - Uprising of Piedmont · 1720 Dukes of Savoy ruled over the backward state of Piedmont in northwest of Italy. He became King of the island of Sardinia. Piedmont and Sardinia came together to be normally known as just Piedmont · End of the 18th century population was small and most were peasants. Life was short. The capital Turin had little industry and countryside was poverty stricken. · But Piedmont had 2 advantages over other states because it had a strong army & was well governed by an absolute monarch....   [tags: Papers] 1101 words
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A Historical Overview of the Geography, Politics, and Culture of Montserrat - A Historical Overview of the Geography, Politics, and Culture of Montserrat Montserrat is a small Caribbean island with an interesting geographical, economic, political, and cultural history. Montserrat was inhabited by a succession of Amerindian groups before being discovered by Spanish explorers in the 1400s. In the seventeenth century, Montserrat was claimed by Great Britain, and settled by an English ruling class, and their Irish indentured servants and African slaves. These new inhabitants created a plantation economy in order to grow sugar cane, thereby significantly changing the landscape....   [tags: Essays on Politics] 6350 words
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