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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...his troops.' Austria, taught wisdom by misfortune, granted to Hungary, in 1867, the constitutional independence she had so long de ' Rev. eles Dem: Mondes, Oct. 1, 1868, p. 555. ' Lefevre, Historic de Mnterrzentionfrangaise au M exique. manded. The reconciliation appeared to be complete, and on the 8th of June Francis Joseph, after swearing to maintain the ancient Hungarian Constitution, was crowned in the cathedral of Buda with the crown of St. Stephen. At the same time a separate ministry was constituted for Hungary under the presidency of Count Andrassy. These measures, the work of Von Beust, the oi-devant Saxon Minister, who had succeeded to the place of Belcredi in the Austrian councils, were accompanied with reforms in the western, or Cis-leithan, provinces of the Empire, and with changes in the method of administration to suit the altered circumstances. In Italy as soon as the Prussian alliance was completed, preparations were made for immediate war. The King, with La Marmora at his side, took the command in chief; Garibaldi was at the head of the irregular forces, which flocked to him in great numbers. Napoleon III. called upon the Italians to disarm, but did not press his objection, and contented himself with declaring that Italy must take the consequences of her act. La Marmora felt secure. The Milanese was in a manner guaranteed by France, and by the Prussian Treaty both Powers had engaged not to make a separate peace. Hence Italy felt bound to decline the secret ofier of Austria before the war broke out to cede Venetia to her if she would renounce the Prussian alliance. Victor Emanuel passed the Mincio, June 23rd, 1866. Cialdini was to cross the Po, and operate in the rear of the quadrilateral; Garibaldi was...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
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  • English
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  • 1236795687
  • 9781236795687