Alessandro and McKenna
Summary of events leading to Italian Unification
Italy before Unification:
First War of Italian Independence
This is the Battle of Custoza, fought in 1849.
Italy after Unification
This is the newly found Italy in the 1860s.
Second War of Italian Independence
This was one of the minor battles; The Battle of Montebello.
Mini Quiz (Were you actually paying attention?)
2. Who was Italy's major military leader?
A. Charles Albert of Savory
B. Guiseppe Garibaldi
C. Conte de Cavou
D. Victor Emmanuel
3. How did the first war of Italian Independence end?
A. Italy beat Austria after a serious of rigorous wars.
B. Italy and Austria signed the Treaty of Venice, resulting in peace.
C. Italy was defeated at the Battle of Custoza
D. Napoleon's ghost came in at the last battle and defeated both Italy and Austria