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  • Italy After World War II
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    Italy Italy is a very exciting country to write a paper about because of its very active political history. I hope that the political history, conditions, and framework will be evident in this paper. After the expulsion of the Etruscans from what is now central Italy, ancient Italian history is largely that of the Roman Empire, of which Italy was the core. Like the rest of the empire, Italy was overrun by barbarian tribes in the early 5th century A.D. The Eastern emperors struggled over its rema...
  • Benito Mussolini
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    Benito Mussolini, the Fascist dictator of Italy from 1922 to 1943. He centralized all power in himself as the leader of the Fascist party and attempted to create an Italian empire, ultimately in alliance with Germany. The defeat of Italian arms in World War 2 brought an end to his imperial dream and led to his downfall. Benito had a miserable young life who then made his future adult life positive. He had hoped that WWI would lead to a collapse of society that would bring him to power. He knew t...
  • Violence In Fascist Italy
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    The word Fascism comes from fasces, the bundle of elm or birch rods from which an ax projected that was carried before Roman magistrates. These fasces indicated the magistrates power to decapitate. Fascism is actually defined as " a political philosophy, movement, or regime that exalts nation, and often race, and stands for a centralized autocratic, often militaristic government" (Webster's). March 23, 1919 marked the ascension of the Fascist party in Italy. For many, young Benito Mussolini was ...
  • Socialist Party Newspaper In Milan
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    Benito Mussolini was born in Predappio on July 29, 1883, the son of a socialist blacksmith. Largely self-educated, he became a schoolteacher and socialist journalist in northern Italy. In 1910 he married Rachel e Guide, who bore him five children. Mussolini was jailed for his opposition to Italy's war in Libya. Soon after that, he was named editor of Avanti! , the Socialist Party newspaper in Milan. When World War I began, in 1914, Mussolini first denounced it as 'imperialist,' but he soon rever...
  • Fascist Movements In Italy And Germany
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    What is Fascism? Fascism is a 20th century form of nationalistic, militaristic, totalitarian dictatorship that seeks to create a feasible society through strict regimentation of national and individual lives. Total subordination to the service of the state and unquestioning loyalty to its leader would adjust conflicting interests. It is a modern political ideology that looks to regenerate the social, economic, and cultural life of a country by basing it on a heightened sense of national belongin...
  • Fascist Dictator Of Italy
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    Benito Mussolini (1883-1945) Benito Mussolini was the fascist dictator of Italy for nearly 20 years. Benito was born at Do via, a suburb of Predappio, in the north central part of Italy. His father, Alessandro, was a blacksmith. And his mother, Rosa, was a schoolteacher. As a young man, Mussolini was a Socialist with revolutionary tendencies. He was expelled from 2 schools and later was in trouble with the authorities several times. In 1912 he became editor of the Socialist newspaper Avanti, and...
  • History Of Fascist Italy
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    Cassels viewed Fascist Italy as an enormous trick carried out on the Italian nation by Benito Mussolini. In the United States during World War II, it was smart to promise the Italo-American portion of the electors that war was being waged. Winston Churchill appealed to the Italian people because he was responsible for guiding his country to disaster. He disagreed with the people which put him in a bad position. After 1945, Italian patriots tried to fix Italys bad reputation by refining the idea ...

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