On May 11, 1860, 2:00 PM Garibaldi and his One Thousand landed at Marsala on the west coast of Sicily. Garibaldi's invasion of Sicily broke open the movement to unification. Garibaldi suddenly became the hero of the national movement.
REQUIRED READING FOR WINTER QUARTER
Giuseppe Di Lampedusa,
The Leopard: A Novel,
Pantheon; Reprint edition (November 6, 2007),
A Concise History of Italy,
Cambridge University Press; 2 edition (January 20, 2014),