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Can you answer these historical questions regarding Italy?

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Which state surrendered its claims on Sardinia and Corsica to Rome?
Who was the first emperor of the Roman Empire?
Which political figure was assassinated by being stabbed by senators?
Name either Roman town that was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
Which emperor legalized Christianity in the Roman Empire?
Which nomadic tribe sacked Rome in 410?
What was the chief magistrate and leader of the Republic of Venice between 726 and 1797 known as?
Which maritime city was Christopher Columbus born in?
The Italian Renaissance began in which region in central Italy?
Which inventor and artist painted the Mona Lisa?
Which artist painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
Which country invaded Italy in the late 18th century and divided it into a number of sister republics?
Which Giuseppe led military campaigns in Southern Italy that led to the Risorgimento, or unification?
Which Italian city was the capital from 1865-1870?
Which Italian dictator created the Fascist Party?
Which country did Italy invade to cause its expulsion from the League of Nations?
Which nation became independent from Italy in 1929?
Which country did Italy annex in 1939?
The so-called Italian economic miracle was centered in Milan and in this capital city of Piedmont.
Which American country has the largest Italian diaspora of about 32 million people of Italian ancestry?

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