scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,260
Compare and contrast the aims and achievements of Mazzini and Garibaldi Save this essay for later viewing View Saved Essays Email this Coursework Plagiarism and How to Cite taken from essaybankcouk The unification of Italy came about almost by accident However the process was reliant upon the actions of several key figures Mazzini and Garibaldi were two of these key figures Although the two men played essentially very different roles in the unification of Italy they had much in common During the course of this essay the similarities and differences in the aims and achievements of Mazzini and Garibaldi will be examined Mazzini was the first man to give a coherent and politically sound basis for Italian unification After spending time as a member of the Carbonari a secret society with little consistency in its aims and objectives Mazzini founded Young Italy Giovanni Italia The essential goal of Young Italy was to achieve Italian unification through violent means However Mazzini was also a republican and believed that a united Italy must be a free and equal community of brothers essentially it appears that Mazzini envisaged a socialist democratic republic Mazzinis aims were inexorably linked in his own mind he believed that Italy should not be unified under a constitutional Monarchy and that a constitutional Monarchy must only be a transitional phase He believed that through a process of revolution and education Italy could be turned into a democratic socialist republic Education must ever be directed to teachthe necessity of revolution Revolutionmust be so conducted as to render it a means of national education The character of the revolution must be nationalthe flag raised and the aim proposed will be national Although Mazzinis aims of violent revolution to create a unified republic of Italy were made clear
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA