Francesco Crispi; Insurgent, Exile, Revolutionist And Statesman

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byWilliam James Stillman

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899. Excerpt: ... Garibaldi signed the decree by which an assembly of the representatives of the people was called together for the 11 th of November in Naples. For this it was declared that the intention of the assembly should be to acknowledge the legality of all the procedure regarding the plebiscite, and to determine what would be necessary for the successive amalgamation of the southern provinces of the peninsula with Italy one and indivisible. Another decree of the same date, without changing the day of the reunion of the Sicilian assembly, explained its object, and called together the inhabitants of the island for the 28 th October in their assemblies, so as to vote the plebiscite in the same manner as at Naples. These were the limitations with which the two assemblies were to work. That of Naples was opposed and repelled by exigencies which Garibaldi himself could not resist, and the Sicilian assembly was never convoked, owing to the alteration in Mordini's plans. The plebiscite of the southern states did not mean the annexation of the old Sicilian kingdom to the Sardinian provinces; if this had been implicidy understood it could not have been considered as immediate. The people declared their desire for national unity under the dynasty of Vittorio Emanuele. In this manner the constitutional principles of the future Government of our country were formed, and the honest men of the two contrary parties should have been satisfied, since by this course all possibility of either Federation or Republic was avoided. It was, however, necessary that the manner in which the unity was to be accomplished should be indicated by the assembly, since it could not be indicated by direct suffrage. Those who opposed themselves to this did not understand the decree of the 8 th of Octo...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899. Excerpt: ... Garibaldi signed the decree by which an assembly of the representatives of the people was called together for the 11 th of Nov...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217836658

ISBN - 13:9780217836654

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