In 1866 the defeat of Austria by the Prussians led to the incorporation of Venice in United Italy.
The Prussians are up in arms now.
From 1850 onwards it was again repaired and strengthened at great cost, and was considered impregnable; but in the war of 1864 the Prussians turned it by crossing the Schlei, .and it was abandoned by the Danes on the 6th of February without a blow.
It was thereupon destroyed by the Prussians; in spite of which, however, a long line of imposing ruins still remains.
The 16th the Prussians began hostilities, and on the 20th ly declared war.