Presentation on theme: "Do Now: What is Fascism? Who are some fascist dictators?"— Presentation transcript:
Do Now: What is Fascism? Who are some fascist dictators?
Duce II (EEL Doo chay) – Means, ‘The Leader”. Fascist Youth – teaching children that Mussolini is always right! Training children for the next generation of Italian power. Fascism – antidemocratic. Absolute power of the state by one ruler.
Political Changes: 1 – ended free & fair elections, jailed & executed critics of Fascism 2 – used secret police to carry out political assassinations 3 – Mussolini had total control over most of Italian life Economic Changes: 1 – Fascist government controlled the economy; workers weren’t allowed to strike & the government set the prices of goods Social Changes: 1 – men were encouraged to become soldiers, women were supposed to have large families 2 – all citizens were taught to obey the government without question 3 – Italian children were brainwashed to obey Mussolini & fight for Italy’s glory
Read the handout on Mussolini’s Italy Underline or highlight the important information Answer questions 1 – 10 in FULL SENTENCES This will be collected & count as a 100 point quiz grade
If you lived in Italy would you have voted for Mussolini? Why or why not?