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1 Il Duce Mussolini’s Rise to Power

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3 How To Vote via Texting 1.Standard texting rates only (worst case US $0.20) 2.We have no access to your phone number 3.Capitalization doesn’t matter, but spaces and spelling do TIPS EXAMPLE

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7 Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.

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9 Italy during the 1920s & 1930s oDemocracies had been weakened by WWI and the Great Depression oItaly feels cheated by Treaty of Versailles oMany businessmen are worried about the communists seizing power

10 Benito Mussolini oSon of a Communist blacksmith and a school teacher oWWI veteran (wounded during training) oFounded the Fascist Party in 1919

11 Fascism oCentralized, authoritarian government whose policies glorify the state over the individual and are destructive to civil rights. oExtreme Nationalism oGlorify action and discipline oBlind loyalty to the state oGlorified Warfare

12 QW o Based on what you just wrote about fascism, could any mainstream American political figure be realistically labeled a fascist? ie. President Obama

13 Mussolini calls for: oRevived economy oRebuild the Armed Forces oAnti-communist oAnti-democracy oCreated the “Black Shirts” (Fascist Thugs) oBeat & sometimes killed communists and political rivals

14 Seizes Power oMarch on Rome (1922) oWorried about civil war, the King names Mussolini Prime Minister. oMussolini therefore took power “legally.”

15 Fascists

16 Mussolini in Power oWanted to rebuild Italy into the Roman Empire oCensored the press oBuilt a strong military oStarted public works projects to help during the depression oSecret police jailed opposition leaders

17 Il Duce (1922 to 1945) oUltimately caught trying to leave Italy. oShot and his corpse was displayed on a building in Milan


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