Unification Of Germany And Italy

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Unification of Germany and Italy German and Italian unification leaders had very different tactics for achieving a basically similar goal. Both Countries wanted to expel foreign powers, which gave them competition for the rule over each country. while Italian leaders like Victor Emanuel II and Count Camillo Di Cavour used subtle tactics tactics like gaining aid from France and Britain, German leaders would complete their goals using violent military tactics, and expanding their armies. Otto Van Bismarck once said, "Show me an objective worthy of war and I will go along with you". He embraced a policy of real politic, which gave a nation ""state any right to pursue its own advantage by any means possible, including war and repudiation of treaties.

Ideologies of both Italy and Germany were both very different, during this time of unification. Both countries had very different beliefs, which could be seen though their reflecting actions.

The Italians promoted industrial growth and the reduction of the Catholic Churches influence, and because of their non-aggressive goals Italy was not involved in many devastating wars. On the other hand Germany, to achieve their goals used violent military force. This implicated them ion three major wars; The war with Denmark, Austro-Prussian, and the Franco-Prussian.

Both Italy and Germany were divided culturally into two separate parts. Each half in both Countries had different values and customs. In Italy the north was more prominent and Industrial, and the South was poor and agricultural. While in Germany the differences were not purely based on economics, but religion as well. The north protestant and the south was Catholic. Both differences caused problems for the country they were in, but all were quite small and each country in the future would unite slowly with roads and railways.

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