Both Germany and Italy succumbed to Fascism after WWI

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Both Germany and Italy succumbed to Fascism after WWI. First, briefly describe Fascism. Then, describe  2 major reasons the fascists rise to power. Fully explain your answer and use readings where  appropriate.  Fascism attempts to create a strong national entity by belittling individuality. Fascist societies promote the well being of the nation through strong leadership and discipline. Fascism took hold within Italy shortly after WWI concluded. Italy’s economy had been devastated during the war leaving the nation weakened. The current government was unable to control the nation as crime and unemployment escalated. The need for a stronger more authoritative government was needed to rebound the economy and bring back moral within the country. Benito Mussolini assumed power through various organizations leading the fascist movement within Italy. Mussolini’s ideology was to create a government that would return order to social life, improve unemployment, and return Italy to a stable state.
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course HIST 2111 taught by Professor Wynne during the Spring '08 term at Gainesville State.

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