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Lynn Hunt, The Making of the West Chapter 18 1. In 1859, graffiti reading “VERDI,” which appeared on the walls of Italian cities, represented A. opposition to the monarchy of Victor Emmanuel II, whose opponents used an insulting acronym for “Victor Emmanuel Re d'Idioti” (“king of Idiots”). B. a reference to the green (Italian verde . flag of the Piedmontese nationalists. C. the Italian people's mania for the new operas of Giuseppe Verdi. D. a cryptic call for Italian unification under the leadership of Vittorio Emmanuele Re d'Italia (“king of Italy”). 2. The revolutions of 1848 led to all of the following developments except A. the rise of nationalism. B. the emergence of Realpolitik. C. the fall of the Second Empire. D. the ousting of Klemens von Metternich from power. 3. Napoleon III offered the Austrian emperor Francis Joseph's brother, Maximilian, A. his allegiance in a Franco-Austrian war against Russia. B. the chance to replace the former king of Spain, recently overthrown in a military coup. C. control of Mexico and ultimately of all Central America. D. his support in Maximilian's plan to seize the imperial throne from his brother. 4. The Crimean War began as a war between A. Russia, Walachia, and Moldavia. B. France and Russia. C. England and Russia. D. Russia and the Ottoman Empire. 5. In the Crimean War of 1853–1856, Britain and France fought to A. save Greece from the Ottoman Empire. B. defend the Ottoman Empire from dismemberment by Russia. C. protect the Bulgarians from Austro-Hungary massacres. D. stop Prussia from annexing parts of Denmark. 6. Florence Nightingale became famous in the mid-nineteenth century as A. a composer. B. a suffragist. C. an abolitionist. D. a nurse. 7. Although Tsar Alexander II freed the serfs, a free, mobile labor force was stymied by A. lengthy military conscription that kept men in the army for twenty-five years. B. a lack of roads and rail transport.
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C. the fact that zemstvos (local councils. often denied former serfs' requests for permission to move. D. the fact that former serfs remained tied to a system of communal landowning and decision making. 8. Italian unification in 1861 was led by the kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia because A. it had industry, a good economy, a strong army, and the backing of France. B. the pope would work only with prime minister Camillo di Cavour and no one else. C. it was the home of Giuseppe Garibaldi and most of his “Red Shirts.” D. its strategic location meant that unification would be impossible without its support. 9. In exchange for French help in driving Austria out of Italy, Cavour offered Napoleon
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