Italian Unification 1). When was the Italian state unified under a constitutional monarch? 2). Why would Camillo Cavour wish to provoke a war with Austria? 3). To what extent does it seem that Cavour determined the course of Italian unification, and to what extent does it seem that he was forced by circumstances to take particular actions? Do you think that Italy would have united in more or less the same way and at more or less the same time without Cavour?