October 24th 2007

October 24th 2007 - October 24th 2007 Mussolini: Mussolini...

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October 24 th 2007 Mussolini: “Mussolini did not have any philosophy, but more a rhetoric.” He was first a socialists, but when socialists where against the war he believed that they were Italians first, socialists seconds, hence leaving the socialist country. In 1919 he joined the Fascio di Combettimento (the earliest form of fascism). It had some left principals in it. In 1921 he changed the name to The Fascist National Party. He tries to become more mainstream; tries to express loyalty to the monarchy, protecting private property. The party wins 35 seats out of 535, and the dominant party was the Socialist party. The king makes Mussolini PM right before the march on Rome in 1922 (they burned down the office of the news paper, avanti). The king believed that it would be safer to support fascism rather than the Bolsheviks, which we see in other Western European countries. Kevin Cassmore’s definition of fascism: Ultra-Fascism: Fascism in terms of its language was the nation of organic community. They are in a sense all equals, and this was one’s highest priority in life is to be part of
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