Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.— their forms and effect on the society.
1) Italy was united by the heart of Mazzini, the sword of Garibaldi and brain of Cavour. Elucidate.(250 words)
World history by Norman Lowe
Why this question:
The question wants to link the three major personalities behind the Unification of Italy.
Key demand of the question:
Elucidate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
Introduce with the how Italy was fragment across various principalities and the need for unification.
The first body should elaborate on Mazzini and his contribution in kindling Italian Nationalism. Young Italy as an organization and spread of nationalism must be explored.
Cavour as Brain. His works a PM of Piedmont-Sardinia, his politics, Plombeirs pact, agreement with Bismarck must be touched upon.
The contributions of Garibaldi and his red shirts must also be added and also the disagreement between Cavour and Garibaldi.
The conclusion touch upon how others such as King Victor Emmanuel also played a part in Unification process but the above mentioned three were its heart, brain and sword.