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  • Feudalism was abolished in 1836, and in 1848 complete political union with Piedmont was granted, the viceregal government being suppressed, and the island being divided into three divisions of which Cagliari, Sassari and Nuoro were the capitals.
  • This too has been outlawed in the past and was in fact part of the legal structure that created feudalism and serfdom, a lightly modified version of slavery that forever tied people to the land on which they were born.
  • Once liberated from the fetters of feudalism, bourgeois relations develop automatically.
  • The weapons with which the bourgeoisie felled feudalism to the ground are now turned against the bourgeoisie itself.
  • This arrangement, called feudalism, became the basic political and military system of Europe for the next 400 years (see FEUDALISM).

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