Both Garibaldi and Count Cavour were important to the unification of Italy. Who played themore important role, and why?I.
Count Cavour and Giuseppe Garibaldi both contributed heavily to the Italianunification movementb.
Each one was known for his own unique style of politics, and therefore eachcontributed differently to the movementi.
more military force and presence in the peninsulac.
Neither could have achieved Italian unification without the otherd.
However, Cavour’s strategic style o
f politics and manipulation was by far moreimportantII.
Started newspaper called Il Risorgimento
“The Resurgence” in 1847
Became PM of Sardinia in 1852
Raise money for possible wariv.
Very moderate, believed in constitutional monarchyd.
Wanted Italian unification issue publicized, did so at Paris Peace Conference forCrimean Ware.
July 20, 1858i.
Secret agreement between Cavour and Louis Napoleon at a spaii.
Napoleon promised to join war to drive Austria out of Italy, as long as itcould be justified in the eyes of diplomacyiii.
Reorganized as confederation of four states
upper, central, papal, TwoSiciliesiv.
Nice and Savoy were given to Francef.
Cavour “justified” war with
Austria by sheltering Austrian deserters and
encouraging Austria’s Italian provinces to revolt
April 23, 1859
Austria sends ultimatum to Sardinia, war begins four days laterh.
Treaty of Turin
March 24, 1860i.
After mishap of Villafranca between France and Austria, Italiannationalists angered because Venetia was left to Austriaii.
France gets Nice and Savoyiii.
Sardinia gains consent to annex central ItalyIII.