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Facism- a system of gov’t that flourished in Europe from 1920s to end of WW2. Germany under hilter, italy under Mussolini, spain under franco were all fascist states. As a rule, fascist governments are dominated by a dictator, who usually possess a magnetic personality, wears a showy uniform, and rallies his followers by mass parades; appeals to strident nationalism; and promoted suspicion or hatred of both foreigners and “impure” people such as jews. Altough communism and fascism are forms of totalitarianism, fascism doesn’t demand state ownership of the means of production, nor is fascism committed to the achievment of economic equality. In theory, communism opposes the identification of gov’t with a single charismatic leader (the “cult of personality”), which is the conerstone of fascism. Whereas communists are considered left-wing, fascist are considered right-wing. Today fascist is used loosely to refer to military dictatorships, as well as governments or individuals that profess racism and that act in an arbitrary, high
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Unformatted text preview: handed manner. Som- threat to m.class, attacks capitalism. an economic systerm in which the production and distribution of goods are controlled substantiously by the gov’t rather than by private enterprise and in which cooperation rather than competition guides econ. Activity. purists- marx(1818-1883) (violence) revisionists- immediate benefits 4 workers, democratic social change. Influence of marx, the communist manifesto, capital and communism. Changes history, leads to rev., soviet union, Vietnam. Class hatred, nat’t jealousy, French social ideas(French rev.), british ideas(locke, indus. Rev.), econ. Ideas. Communism- an econ and social system, theory- all means of production are owned in common, practice- a single authoritarian party controls both the political and econ. Systems. Policy of appeasement-Extraterritoriality-Imperialism-Das kapital-Wilsons 14 points-Security council-Causes of WW2-Africa-China-Japan Open door policy...
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