scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,088
Even in 1914 Liberal Italy was still a flawed state There was much political unrest with the government in a weakened state In the South there were peasant uprisings and in the North there were numerous strikes by the workers These culminated into times such as Red Week in 1914 when a mass series of strikes almost crippled the already feeble economy All of these strikes had the effect of scaring the middle classes Sometimes the government negotiate with the workers and at other times send in troops to shoot strikers with the objective of instantly quelling civil disobedience This confused response from the government presents an image of a broken disorderly administration the actions failing to satisfy either party - workers or middle class Another obvious weakness in the governmental system of the time was that of Transformismo Now becoming recognised for what it really was many people felt worried or discontent about the way that their country was being run It started to be ignored by the maximalists who treated it with contempt as a half-baked system with no clear guidelines It also began to concern the middle classes who were now fully aware of the level of corruption The disparity of the system meant that Transformismo was wholly inadequate to deal with Italys complex problems In addition to the appalling state of the government in Italys problems was its economic status The legacy of unification left Italy with severe fiscal issues the process had not been cheap There was a tremendous amount of debt as a result of the wars of unification Indeed over 60 of state income was spent on servicing debts The government struggled to control the situation which continued to decline as the cost of foreign wars worsened the debt In the areas where the public domain was financially coping there was great economic disparity in that a few powerful figures were in control of a large amount of
@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