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The Rise of Fascism: Italy & Germany
Qualities of Fascism Extreme loyalty to your country Total obedience to your countries leader Harsh punishments for those who speak out against the govt. Big on the “Glory” of the Country
Fascism in Italy Who = Benito Mussolini Why = Italy wanted a stronger leader that would take action Why = Italy’s economy weak Why = Used intimidation tactics (The Black Shirts)
Fascism in Germany Who = Adolf Hitler & The Nazi Party Why = German economy weak Why = Huge unemployment Why = Nazi party came from Germany’s treatment after WWI (Treaty of Versailles)
Fascism in Germany Hitler had a private army = “Storm troopers / Brownshirts” Promised to return German land lost in WWI Promised to revive Germany’s Economy Used rallies to inspire / awe
Impact on Germany & Italy Dictator for a leader (Hitler) Used secret police to scare / enforce laws (SS, Gestapo) Turned economy around by spending big $$$$ on the military Dictator for a leader (Mussolini) Used secret police to scare / enforce laws (Blackshirts) Turned economy around by spending big $$$$ on the military
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