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  • 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 ...
  • Helped Benito Mussolini And The Fascist
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    Fascism To understand fascism it is important to understand that they were latecomers on the scene at a time when other political party's already formed. This helped Benito Mussolini and the fascist to establish the anti-character of its ideology and appeal into what became known as the fascist movement. The term fascism comes from the Italian fascia derived from the Latin fasces, which referred to axe headed rods that symbolized the independent political authority of the Roman Republic. From th...
  • 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...
  • Mussolini's Fascist Party
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    Was Mussolini's seizure of power due to his own skill or the incompetence of his opponents On the 23 March 1919 after a series of Communist demonstrations, the almost forgotten Mussolini decided to attempt to revive hisFasci movement. A meeting was held in a hall in a Milan and was attended by some fifty malcontents. From this seemingly small and insignificant event the Fascia di Combattimento' (Combat Group) was born. Initially, it would seem that the Fasc i were destined for failure with none ...
  • Mussolini's Fascist Party
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    undefined More... undefined [Close] undefined [Close] undefined On the 23 March 1919 after a series of Communist demonstrations, the almost forgotten Mussolini decided to attempt to revive his Fascist movement. A meeting was held in a hall in a Milan and was attended by some fifty malcontents. From this seemingly small and insignificant event the Fascia di Combattimento' (Combat Group) was born. Initially, it would seem that the Fasc i were destined for failure with none of their candidates incl...
  • Hitler's Nazi Party And Stalin's Communist Party
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    Immense Power During the 20th century, numerous political groups formed and took over different parts of Europe. For example, three main parties during this time were the Nazi Party, the Communist Party, and the Fascist Party. In reference to these parties, it was once stated: "Adolf Hitler's Nazi Party exemplified the true nature of the modern totalitarian regime, whereas Mussolini's Fascist Party was more or less a 20th century version of 'old school' conservative authoritarianism". After anal...
  • Mussolini's Skill In Propaganda
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    Bento Mussolini, (18833-1945) was the Fascist dictator of Italy from 1922 to 1943. He centralized all power in himself as the leader (il duce) of the Fascist party and attempted to create an Italian empire, ultimately in alliance with Hitler's Germany. The defeat of Italian arms in World War II brought an end to his imperial dream and led to his down fall. Mussolini was born in Predappio, near Forli, in Romagna, on July 29, 1883. His father, Alejandro, was a Blacksmith, and his mother, Rosa was ...

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