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The Rise of Fascism in Italy
Transcript of The Rise of Fascism in Italy
'The Forgotten Victor'
organized dissatisfied war veterans, extreme nationalists into the
'Il Duce', meaning 'The Leader'
Wants: Stronger government; glory days of Rome
Totalitarian government that is
communist, is anti-democratic, and nationalistic
Mussolini feared a communist takeover of Italy, and thus was extremely anti-communist. Focus on expanding borders and creating an empire rather than restructuring society within
He brought the economy under state control but kept capitalism, 'Mixed Economy'
Gained support through intimidation and terror using his combat squad, the 'blackshirts'
Mussolini's priority was propaganda: Control the minds of the Italian people and create a cult of personality
Censored ideas that spoke out against him
'Fascism' comes from the Latin word 'Fasces'- Bound bundle of wood, usually including an axe
Symbol originated in Roman civilization and symbolized authority.
Became the flag of the Italian Fascist Party, but it is also used in our own society- can you find it in the following pictures?
TIMELINE OF EVENTS
1917- Czar Nicholas II Overthrown
November 1918- World War One Ends
October 1919- Hitler Begins Political Career with 1st Public Speech
October 1922- Benito Mussolini Gains Power and Yankees and Giants play in World Series
December 1922- End of Russian Civil War & Creation of USSR
1924- Stalin takes power
The Rise of Fascist Dictators in Europe
Complete 'The Rise of Fascist Dictators in Europe' handout, using the primary sources and your book to respond thoroughly to the questions
With a partner, create a Venn Diagram that shows the similarities and differences between California and New York
Venn Diagram Exercise
Now, create a Venn Diagram that shows the similarities and differences between Totalitarian governments of Fascism and Communism